Scientist - cell culture, bioreactors in Lansdale, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lansdale, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    869673

Job Description


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions and culture media
  • Perform lab-scale upstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates, including work with Biosafety Level-2 organisms
  • Setup process equipment for lab-scale experiments
  • Perform in-process monitoring assays
  • Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members
  • Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Work independently and efficiently
  • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
  • Communicate effectively with client staff members
  • Follow laboratory procedures as required to perform the above tasks, and escalate deviations/issues to client staff members in a timely fashion

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science
  • 6+ months of laboratory experience in fermentation and cell culture.
  • Experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes, and general laboratory skills a must 
  • Experience in culturing microbial cells (shake flasks, bioreactor work)
  • Experience with bioreactors (Ambr250, stainless steel reactors, glass bioreactors, Single use bioreactors)
  • Experience performing basic lab scale assays (pH, optical density, etc)
  • Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
  • Must be capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs. Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  •  Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable, and displays a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

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 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 844-463-6178.




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