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Assistant/Associate Scientist

  • Location: Massachusetts
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 24 September 2022
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Job Description:

  • The Assistant Scientist / Contractor will be responsible for global network support of the cryogenics and cold chain process for the development and commercial biologics drug substance. This position will report to the Cryogenics & Cold Chain Sciences team within the Manufacturing Sciences & Technologies (MS&T) - Global Capabilities & Technical Strategy (GC&TS) department. The position will work closely with the cryogenics, analytical, operations, and manufacturing teams to conduct lab studies that will support cryogenics & cold chain process, such as process characterization and improvement, bulk product shipping qualification, cryovial shipping qualification, freeze-thaw unit operations, etc.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Conduct laboratory experiments to provide commercial support related to cold chain biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, such as bulk fill, handling, freezing, storage, and cold chain shipping operations for biologics drug substance.

  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment, lab supply management, preparation of buffers and reagents, execution of development studies.

  • Perform data analysis and interpretation, documentation of experimental data and results in laboratory notebook, data verification and preparation of final reports to summarize the findings. Appropriate GLP/GMP procedures must be followed, when applicable.

  • Work effectively across multiple cross-functional areas and work independently to accomplish project goals.

Required Competencies:

  • B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biological or Chemical Sciences/Engineering, or related disciplines.

  • 6 months of experience in a professional industry setting or multiple years of experience in an academic laboratory setting.

  • Prior experience must include the following responsibilities: preparation and handling of test solutions, generation of experimental designs/test scripts or protocols, execution of experiments,

  • operation of analytical instrumentation, data compilation and analysis, and report authoring.

  • Knowledge of common protein analytical tools (pH, UV-vis spectrophotometry, HPLC) and demonstrated experimental skills for lab work are required.

  • The candidate should possess good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to detail, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated.

  • Knowledge of protein freezing/thawing, formulation, and stability is desired.

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Full Name: Akash Mehra


Phone: 908-224-9613