Sr. Scientist Breakthrough Launchpad

CSL Behring
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
May 21, 2022
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Job Description

Actively develop new technologies for the purification of plasma proteins. Responsible for driving innovation and development of novel technologies in all aspects of therapeutic protein purification. Identify new opportunities for collaborations with external partners, serve as co-author on research proposals and actively evaluate technologies as part of Joint Research Committees. Be a technical expert in developing purification processes, analytical methods, and technical information as necessary to develop new technologies.  Serves as study director for development and screening of novel technologies, designs and executes experiments in the laboratory.

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for leading structured brainstorming and ideation sessions and vetting of ideas submitted by the team.
  • Act as a technical resource/mentor for the group in their field of expertise, by tracking technological/scientific developments in their area of expertise and implementing new methods to apply the new developments for maximum internal gain.
  • Responsible for maintaining an appropriate level of documentation and communication through timely and thorough drafting and execution of protocols and reports in support of new processes.  Report results in a timely manner to site/global management.
  • Responsible for the training and mentoring of junior or new scientists.
  • Responsible for technical supervision of interns and/or temporary scientists.
  • Responsible for planning and participating in experiments for the development and/or optimization of new purification processes and/or analytical methods.
  • Act as technical lead projects on-going at the Philadelphia innovation center
  • Responsible for coordinating scientific and investigative studies through collaboration with internal customers, global R and D sites, academic research organizations, contract laboratories, etc., and thinking creatively and providing technical justification for novel concepts and approaches.
  • Responsible for performing fundamental literature and patent searches related to activities and developing alternative strategies. Collaborate with Patents and Licenses Department to determine freedom to operate capabilities and novelty of discoveries.

• Postgraduate degree (preferably MSc or PhD) and/or experience in relevant discipline.
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant industry experience and/or equivalent experience in a relevant academic environment.
• Experience in project work and excellent analytical skills.
• Excellent communication skills (English language).

Different qualifications or responsibilities may apply based on local legal and/or educational requirements. Refer to local job documentation where applicable.

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