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Scientist 2 (Cell Culture, Process Development) in Princeton, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/13/2018

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Job Description

Scientist II (Cell Culture Development) 

We are seeking a Scientist with strong Cell Culture Development experience for a Direct Hire opening with a large pharmaceutical company in the Princeton, New Jersey Area.


  • Participates in development of scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs in a biologics environment.
  • Supports internal development and/or manufacturing operations.
  • Research and implement new methods and technologies to enhance operations.
  • Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results; recommends solutions. Maintains lab equipment.
  • Develops mammalian cell culture processes to support the production and manufacturing of recombinant proteins (including mAbs) under varying levels of direction, including, but not limited to cell culture scaleup, media development, harvest (recovery) process development, process range finding, and statistical analysis of data.
  • Performs media optimization, bioreactor process development, and cell culture clarification.
  • Assists with the design of experimental plans based on the defined deliverables.
  • Conducts semi-routine and moderately complex tasks and sample analyses to support process development. Works with Process Development and Manufacture groups to trouble-shoot process challenges.
  • May function as a process subject matter expert in a cGMP environment.
  • 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.
  • Executes, records, and evaluates experimental data appropriately, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.


  • Bachelors degree in Scientific Field. MS degree considered. 
  • 2+ yrs of exp working in a GMP/GLP regulated environment
  • 2+ yrs of lab exp working with Cell Cultures
  • Experience with process development
  • Previous exp utilizing software (MiniTab, JMP, MS Office) a plus.
  • Good MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures

For immediate consideration please email your resume to with the subject 'Scientist- Cell Culture'

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