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Biologics Development Co-op

  • Location: New Brunswick
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 06 June 2022
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Job Description:

  •  Biologics Development develops methods and processes to produce large molecule, protein-based drug candidates.

  • To support on-going portfolio projects and technology innovation, the co-op program focuses on developing new technologies and approaches to use fundamental principles to solve challenging technical problems related to molecule production and characterization.

Project Description:

  • The role requires extensive literature survey as well as implementation of innovative methods to increase the yield and quality of biologics.

  • The candidate will have the opportunity to have hands on experience with cell line development and actively partner with various biologics development groups across sites in New Jersey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing activities for the internal cell line development platform generating high producing cell lines.

  • The candidate will work on development of cell lines producing monoclonal antibodies with focus on increased productivity and product quality.

  • Responsible for activities related to production cell line development including transfection, selection, single cell cloning (FACS), high throughput screening, characterization of clonal cell lines, cell banking, and cell line stability studies.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience of mammalian cell culture, antibody function and structure. Experience with CHO cells is a plus.

  • Experience with DNA transfection, vector design, and genetic characterization of cell banks.

  • Strong analytical skills with ability interpret data from cell culture experiments.

  • Flow Cytometry experience is a plus.


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited university program seeking a Ph.D. in immunology, cell biology, molecular biology or equivalent field targeting completion in December 2022 or later.

  • Must include GPA on resume for consideration (program requires GPA of 3.0 or greater).

  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship needs.

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