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Assoc Scientist

New Haven, CT 06510

Posted: 02/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 599396 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. Thats why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office (this role expected 5 days/wk on site). But that doesnt mean were not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.


This is what you will do:

The Associate Scientist is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development and optimization of cell line development and cell culture processes for the company's therapeutic protein candidates. The temporary Associate Scientist will work in collaboration with other members of Product Development and Clinical Supply, and with scientific staff in other Research & Development groups. The temporary Associate Scientist will support and execute development studies for biologics lifecycle management and yield improvement with use of process intensification. You will be responsible for:
  • Perform routine upstream lab activities including medium preparation, seed train passages, bioreactor sampling, and analyzer maintenance in support of various upstream programs under supervision
  • Execute experimental studies to develop, optimize, and characterize upstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision
  • Executes experimental studies to support scale up of processes at pilot scale
  • Provide weekend support on critical upstream activities on rotation basis
  • Document study results in notebooks, and technical reports
  • Coordinate laboratory management including ordering and maintenance
  • Communicate scientific findings to colleagues within the group through informal presentations

You will need to have:
  • BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university, with minimal 2 years of relevant industrial experience, or MS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university
  • Understanding the fundamentals of biology, chemistry and chemical engineering
  • Strong learning agility to learn new techniques
  • The duties of this role are generally conducted in an lab environment. As is typical of a lab-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: lift/carry 15/30 pounds unassisted/assisted; work comfortably in a controlled environment with and around biological, infectious, and hazardous materials; gown/degown PPE; use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; engage in problem solving and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours.

We would prefer for you to have:
  • Relevant experience working in a relevant laboratory setting
  • Experienced in asceptic technique to support with mammalian cell culture
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative and effective communication skills
  • Experience with various MS Office programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
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