Research Technician I in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Support and/or lead cell culture experiments.
  • This is a lab-intensive role in which primary activities include cleaning, prepping, sampling, batching, monitoring and harvesting bioreactors along with data analysis.
  • Author and/or review internal technical documents.
  • Contribute to cell culture technology development projects.
  • May interact with Quality, Regulatory, and Manufacturing organizations.
  • May act as a representative in multidisciplinary project teams and present data when necessary.
  • Act as a resource within the department in a recognized area of technical expertise.


  • Prior experience working in cell culture process development is required, including process and media optimization in small scale systems including shaker flasks and bench-scale bioreactors.
  • Knowledge of basic cell culture techniques, technical transfer, process characterization/validation, and GMP is preferred.
  • The position requires a highly motivated, independent, detail oriented team player.
  • Good organization, initiative, and a collaborative attitude are essential.


  • BS or MS in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar with a minimum of 1-2 years bio/pharmaceutical process development experience; knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Procedures compliance a plus.
  • The position requires strong leadership, collaboration, communications, prioritization, and problem solving skills.

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