Process Development Scientist, Viral Vectors

Employer
Biotecher
Location
SF Peninsula, North
Salary
Competitive - includes bonus and stock.
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Ref
PD-VV
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

SUMMARY

  • A newly-formed viral vector group within a  progressive cell therapy startup seeks a process development scientist to help advance robust and scalable processes for upstream development of clinical viral vectors.
  • Will research, evaluate, design, and implement novel process technologies as a key strategic technical leader and innovator applying knowledge and creative-insights to identify new ways to improve systems and practices.
  • Will develop and support process optimization efforts to increase viral robustness, yield, and purity.
  • Will design and execute experiments and present results to team members and senior staff.
  • Will interact regularly with high-caliber, dedicated, and collaborative scientists and engineers from diverse disciplines while conducting pioneering science in a dynamic and mutually supportive work environment.

COMPANY

  • Unique cell therapy startup with a seasoned & supportive senior management team, a cutting edge technical platform, exceptionally-skilled teams, and a highly-collaborative work culture.

REQUIREMENTS

  • PhD, MS, or BS in relevant science or engineering discipline..
  • Experience in process development focused in viral development, production, and analytics.
  • Hands-on experience in applying qPCR / flow cytometry, in bioreactor process development and use for viral manufacturing, and in medium selection and optimization.
  • Experience identifying novel systems and practices.
  • Experience developing and supporting process optimization to increase process robustness and improve viral yield and purity.
  • Self-directed, organized, thorough, and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and the proven ability to work well within a highly collaborative team.

TO APPLY

  • Use BioSpace link or email resume directly to info@biotecher.com using job code PD-VV.