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Senior Scientist, Process Innovation

CSL Behring
Start date
Dec 2, 2023

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The Opportunity

You will be an Investigator I - BLP innovation where you will develop new technologies for the purification of plasma proteins. Inspire creativity/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 evaluate technologies as part of Joint Research Committees. Be a technical expert in developing purification processes, analytical methods, and technical information to develop new technologies.  Be a study director for development and screening of novel technologies, designs and perform experiments in the laboratory.

The Role:

  • Lead structured brainstorming, creative sessions, and vetting of ideas submitted by the team.
  • Be 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.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of documentation and communication through drafting and execution of protocols and reports to support new processes.  Report results promptly to site/global management.
  • Train junior scientists or new scientists.
  • Responsible for technical management of interns and temporary scientists.
  • Plan and participate in experiments for the development and optimization of new purification processes and/or analytical methods.
  • Be a technical lead for projects ongoing at the Waltham PPD Innovation Center.
  • Coordinate scientific and investigative studies through collaboration with internal customers, global R and D sites, academic research organizations, contract laboratories, thinking creatively, and providing technical justification for novel concepts and approaches.
  • Perform fundamental literature and patent searches related to activities and developing alternative strategies.
  • Collaborate with Patents and Licenses Department to identify freedom to operate capabilities and novelty of discoveries.
  • This is a lab-based position, therefore there will be limited opportunities for remote work.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Postgraduate degree (preferably MSc or Ph.D.) 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 reasoning skills

About Us

Our Benefits

We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It’s important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL.

About CSL Behring

CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CSL.

Do work that matters at CSL Behring!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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