AKTA Scientist I (Downstream Process) in Princeton, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has an immediate opportunity for an AKTA Scientist 1 within Downstream Processing with a leading client near Princeton, NJ!  Candidate must have familiarity with AKTA.


Provides routine analyses as assigned in a biology environment by following standard practices. Assists with internal development of scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs in a biologics environment. Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results. Maintains lab equipment. Typically assigned to a specific discipline, such as analytical, cell culture, process validation, or purification.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts routine tasks and sample analyses to support process development.
  • Records results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly.
  • Assists with preparing protocols, reports, and test methods.
  • Executes, records, and evaluates experimental data appropriately, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.
  • Purification: Learns and assists with development of recombinant protein (including mAbs) purification processes, including chromatography process, ultrafiltration / diafiltration, nanofiltration, process characterization and optimization, process scale up, scale down model qualification, viral clearance validation.


  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field.


  • 1-2 years of related experience. Prefer science experience related to pharmaceutical industry.
  • Candidate must have AKTA experience.

For immediate consideration please forward a copy of your resume in MS Word format to Jessica Corliss at JCorliss@apexlifesciences.com


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