Entry Level Scientist (Mammalian Cell Culture, Biotechnology, Bioreactors) in Princeton, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Entry Level Scientist (Mammalian Cell Culture, Biotechnology, Bioreactors)

Summary:

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.

Responsibilities 

  • Conducts routine tasks and sample analyses to support process development.
    • Analytical:  Learns and assists with performing analytical studies to support method and formulation development, structural characterization, comparability, forced degradation, and other development activities of biopharmaceuticals at all stages of clinical development  
    • Cell Culture:  Learns and assists with the design and development of mammalian cell culture processes to support the production and manufacturing of recombinant proteins (including mAbs). Assists with performing media optimization, bioreactor process development, and cell culture clarification.
    • 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.
  • Records results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly.
  • Assists with preparing protocols, reports, and test methods. 
  • Maintains and ensures safe laboratory environment and work practices.
  • Helps to maintain laboratory and order common supplies.

Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology
  • Must have hands on experience with cell culture, bioreactors and purification processes (Academic research or internship experience considered)
  • Mammalian cell culture experience preferred 
  • Knowledge of GMP a plus

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION please email your resume to Eschaffer@apexlifesciences.com with the subject 'Entry-Level Scientist'

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.