Bio-Process Development Scientist - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Bio-Process Development Scientist

PaxVax, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Biotechnology, Cell Culture, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Process Development,

Job Description

The Bio-Process Development Scientist is responsible for process development of PaxVax's various viral vaccine program, which includes suspension cell culture in bioreactor, purification and diafiltration/ultrafiltraton, lyophilization processes. This position reports directly to the Director of Process Development and Production.

•   Develop and  optimize viral purification by chromatography and ultrafiltration
•   Develop and optimize bioreactor operation for mammalian suspension cells
•   Write grant application
•   Write technical reports
•   Support IND CMC section writing


•   Minimum of 5 years' relevant industry experience with a M.S degree or 2 years’ experience with a Ph.D. degree.
•   Master or Ph.D. of Science/engineering in Biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, or related discipline is preferred
•   Team player and quick learner
•   Cell culture experience is necessary.
•   Bioreactor experience is necessary
•   Anion Exchange Purification experience necessary
•   Diafiltration/Ultrafiltration experience is preferred
•   Good data analysis skills
•   cGMP experience is preferred
•   Molecular biology and virology knowledge is preferred
•   Good aseptic techniques
•   Good writing skills