Associate Scientist/Scientist - Capillary Electrophoresis

Baltimore, MD, US
Jun 28, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Paragon Gene Therapy, now a part of Catalent, hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

Paragon Gene Therapy, in Baltimore & Harmans, Maryland, provides industry-leading GMP development and manufacturing services for cutting-edge biopharmaceuticals such as recombinant viral vectors, next generation vaccines & hard-to-express recombinant proteins and oncolytic viruses.

The Associate Scientist or Scientist - Analytical Development is actively engaged in a product development within a dynamic project team. They are encouraged to start taking a leadership role in terms of a specific discipline or expert i.e., assist in moving projects forward toward clinical trials, registration or post-registration line extensions.

Key responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge/expertise should be practical and focused on Capillary Electrophoresis including SDS-MW and cIEF.
    • VLP vaccines, Viral Vector based gene therapies and Nanotechnologies
    • Protein biochemistry (protein degradation, aggregation, etc.)
    • Instrument care, maintenance, troubleshooting and data interpretation.
    • Document writing (STM), data interpretation, presentation, DoE, statistical analysis and trending.

Project Responsibilities

  • Implement knowledge/expertise within a lab group/project team to successfully execute specific aspect of a project. This should involve a complement of technical and logistical/strategic activities.
    • Execution of in-process and release assays, in support of process development and GMP manufacturing.
    • Interacting with appropriate upstream and downstream functional areas (cell culture, purification, clinical, regulatory, etc.).
  • Activities are to be carried out efficiently in a scientifically rigorous manner.

Experience & Education:

  • Associate Scientist - Bachelor or Master's degree in a science field & 2 - 5 years experience in an analytical/assay development role with some or all of that experience focused on Capillary Electrophoresis including SDS-MW and cIEF
  • Scientist - PhD with industrial or academic experience in an analytical/assay development role with some or all of that experience focused on Capillary Electrophoresis including SDS-MW and cIEF
  • The ability to work in team oriented environment is essential, as this person will work closely with other members of Drug Development Group and participate on multidisciplinary project teams.

Paragon Bioservices is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.