Technical Writer - cell culture experiments in Framingham, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking an individual to join a dynamic and motivated team and write documentation work focused on developing cell culture processes in support of early and late stage drug development programs.


  • Support process development and tech transfer by generating proper documentation for experiment results and scientific findings including but not limited to technical reports, technical memos, SOPs, batch records, FMEA reports, and process description documents.
  • Document scientific findings from mammalian cell culture experiments using high throughput cell culture models, bench top bioreactors and/or pilot scale single use bioreactors.
  • Prepare documentation to describe scientific findings, process knowledge, and understanding of process design space for early and late stage therapeutic proteins to enable tech transfer to clinical and commercial teams
  • Work collaboratively with project team to organize all data and findings and determine appropriate method for capturing information (tech report, tech memo, SOP, batch record, etc)
  • Provide logical, accurate, informative, and grammatically correct description and critique of methods and findings
  • Generate tables, figures, diagrams, and graphs to visually represent data and findings
  • Demonstrate clear logical thinking and provide sound scientific conclusions
  • Successfully manage report review process to obtain project team approval of draft reports


  • Education: B.S. in Engineering, Biology, or equivalent degree required 
  • 0-3 years of experience in Technical Writing; Academic experience will be considered
  • Must have knowledge of mammalian cell culture
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with a thorough understanding and execution of Microsoft applications such as Power Point, Excel, Word, etc. required
  • Demonstrated experience with technical writing
  • Desire to learn about upstream bioprocess development
  • Ability to work collaboratively with project teams, will work effectively in a matrix management environment, and will be able to work independently to accomplish documentation objectives.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Technical Writer MA' in the subject line.

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