Lentigen - Process Development Associate (Analytical)

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Mar 19, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Do you possess the ingenuity to develop analytics used for preclinical and clinical products? Do you excel at performing assays and developing methods used to characterize viral vectors? If yes, then come and join us as…

Process Development Associate (Analytical)

Gaithersburg, MD


Your Tasks:

As a member of the Lentigen Technology Process Development team, you will have the exciting opportunity to support the development, characterization, and tech transfer of processes to manufacture purified lentiviral vectors used for pre-clinical and clinical gene therapy products. You will apply your analytical experience to support quantitation and characterization of Lentiviral vectors produced within Process development.  This may also include execution of cell culture and purification based experiments with a focus on characterizing viral vector production.  Your superb organizational and documentation skills will be instrumental in the tracking and communication of data and will ensure efficient progress towards achieving team objectives. In addition to your primary responsibilities, you will order necessary supplies, maintain laboratory equipment and space, prepare buffers, and train team members as needed. Overall, your attention to detail and keen ability to reliably perform analytical assays and methods in a cross-functional team will champion the continued development of Lentigen Technology’s new products and growing success.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelors degree in the life sciences with 3-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience performing assays and methods needed to support Lentiviral vector characterization (ELISA, Flow Cytometry, qPCR, SDS-PAGE, Western-blot, HPLC, Particle analysis, Host cell protein detection, Total Protein and Nucleic acid quantitation methods, etc.)
  • Experience developing, qualifying , and troubleshooting assays and analytical methods in GxP environments.
  • Experience in method validation and technical writing.
  • Perform routine adherent and suspension based cell culture to support cell based assays and Lentiviral vector production, as needed.
  • Superb documentation and organizational skills, often providing summaries and generating development reports to support technical transfer to Manufacturing and Quality Control departments.
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with late stage product development, application of QbD principles, as well as statistical design of experiments with JMP software is a plus.
  • Weekend and holiday work may be required as needed to maintain cell culture vessels or set up assays.


Lentigen Technology Inc., a Miltenyi Biotec company, is transforming and progressing. Our culture is one of bold scientific innovation. Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth.

At Lentigen, we support the development and commercialization of novel treatments for human disease through the utilization of lentiviral vectors. We hold this widely recognized and clinically relevant method for delivering genetic materials into cells in order to modulate their function as a core strength of our company. We are scientists, engineers, physicians, support specialists, and more – all dedicated to improving scientific understanding and impacting human lives. At our Gaithersburg campus we strive to find solutions to both the technical and conceptual barriers to the implementation of gene therapy approaches for the treatment of human disease.

Miltenyi Biotec, Inc. is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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