Scientist - bioassays, cleaning validation in Lansdale, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Job Description


Apex Life Sciences is seeking a motivated and experienced Scientist to join a GMP Laboratory group within Vaccine Bioprocess R&D for a top pharmaceutical company in West Point, PA.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform bioassays, cleaning validation, biochemical, and cell based assay testing in support of the release and stability of drug substance and drug product clinical supplies for vaccine and biologics clinical candidates.
  • Performing assays to measure BSL1 and BSL2 products and process residuals under cGMP conditions
  • Authoring cGMP SOPs and analytical method procedures
  • Authoring and executing analytical method qualification protocols
  • Actively participating in routine lab maintenance activities
  • Authoring and performing instrument validation documents and activities, respectively

Qualifications:

  • BS with 10+ years relevant experience required; MS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with 8+ years relevant experience in biotech industry
  • In-depth knowledge, understanding, and experience performing bioassay, biochemical, cleaning validation and cell based assays desired
  • Formal training and experience with analytical instrumentation including HPLC, GC, PCR, KF, plate readers, OR automated liquid handlers
  • Experience with viral vaccines desired
  • Formal training and experience with cGMP expectations, electronic notebooks, electronic data repositories, instrument validation, and SOPs
  • Experience with aseptic handling of cell lines desired
  • Experience with analytical method development and transfer to GMP labs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
  • Should possess strong scientific skills including sound experimental design, data processing and interpretation skills

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to bfreeman@apexlifesciences.com with 'Scientist PA' in the subject line.

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.