Research Associate I
Experience Level :
Start Date / End Date :
03/25/2013 / 02/15/2014
Job Description for Process Development Associate in Purification is seeking an individual to be responsible for developing and characterizing commercial purification processes for recombinant proteins from microbial and mammalian cell culture. This includes process optimization, scale-up, characterization, and implementation into the manufacturing setting. More specifically this entails development of purification processes that have the required robustness, scalability, comparability, and cost-effectiveness for commercial scale production. It also involves the experimentation and documentation needed to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the process to support validation at scale and commercial manufacturing. Excellent written communication skills are required.
' Bachelor of Science in Life Science/Engineering field
' 2 years of protein purification experience in a process development group
' Experience authoring technical reports (examples will be requested)
' Demonstrated experience carrying out experimental plans and interpreting results
' Experience with the automated AKTA explorer chromatography systems running UNICORN software
' Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE).
May consider candidates for a Sr. Associate