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Assistant/Associate Scientist

  • Location: Massachusetts
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2022

Job description:

Comments: Updated qualifications requirements:
*0-2 years of industry and/or academic experience
**Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability and experience with chromatography systems preferred.

  • The Associate Downstream Scientist in Manufacturing Sciences & Technology will support the commercial manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals in the area of purification.

  • The successful candidate will be a key contributor to a highly dynamic technical, diverse, and collaborative team of engineers and scientists.

  • As MS&T, we participate in cross-functional teams and also work independently to meet high-visibility critical business objectives. Responsibilities include design, execution and analysis of protein chromatography, viral inactivation, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, filtration and cryogenics experiments and their interpretation in regards to GMP manufacturing.

  • Typical activities include problem-solving of process-related investigations, the preparation of study protocols and reports, the evaluation of new process technologies through the use of scale-down models and in-depth understanding of data from manufacturing.

  • This position offers the opportunity to interface with Manufacturing, Manufacturing Support, Process Development, Quality Assurance and Analytical Development groups.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Biological or Chemical Sciences/Engineering preferred or B.S. degree with 0-2 years of industry and/or academic experience.

  • Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability and experience with chromatography systems preferred.

  • Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated. Critical qualities include a high degree of initiative, good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment while being able to prioritize.

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