(Sr.) Research Associate / Associate Scientist - Vector Process Development (Downstream) in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2020

Job Description

Job #:  1033514
Senior Research Associate / Associate Scientist, Vector Process Development (Downstream) 1033514
Scope & Purpose:
Our well-funded and rapidly growing Cambridge-based company is seeking an exceptional (Sr.) Research Associate/Scientist to join the company's Vector PD group. This individual will work on the production of vectors, development of purification strategies, and the support of technology transfer to CMOs. If you have strong experience in analytical development with a desire to join a fast-paced and highly collaborative team with tons of learning and growth potential, then look no further.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical expertise in tangential flow filtration, membrane filtration, and liquid chromatography columns and systems required to support and advance our development platform.
  • Assist in design, execution, and evaluation of experiments to purify lentiviral vectors using chromatographic applications.
  • Assist the analytics team in the evaluation of in-process and endpoint samples.
  • Develop new protocols and procedures based on literature reviews and emerging technologies.
  • Write SOPs and reports to facilitate program advancement and technology transfer to CMOs.
  • Coordinate with various internal groups for the generation and evaluation of emerging vector products.

Primary Job Requirements:
  • B.S. or M.S. biochemistry, protein chemistry or related discipline with a minimum of 2 years experience, or Ph.D., preferably in a biotech or pharmaceutical setting.
  • Experience with protein or nanoparticle purification on AKTA or similar systems using affinity, SEC, or ion-exchange chromatography is required.
  • Previous experience with retroviral vector systems, production, and purification, is strongly desired.
  • Excellent bench skills with attention to detail and high standards for data integrity and quality.
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture in CHO, HEK293, or similar cell lines.
  • Experience in flow cytometry is advantageous.

About Stratacuity:
Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.
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