Associate Scientist, Mammalian Cell Culture / Bioreactor Processing
Location:
Malvern , Pennsylvania
Posted:
March 11, 2017
Reference:
3394170228-en-us

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Associate Scientist, located in Malvern, PA.
 
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.  
 
Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit http://www.janssenrnd.com/ for more information.  
 
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
 
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
 
The candidate for this position will perform process development for the Cell Culture antibody processes within the API-Large Molecule group in Malvern, PA. The candidate’s primary responsibilities will include participating in the design of experiments, executing the planned experiments, and optimizing the process steps to the target process scale. This will include laboratory and occasional pilot-scale scale bioreactors. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Design and execute development studies to identify and determine appropriate ranges of (critical) process parameters for cell culture, to optimize growth and product production
  • Record and analyze experimental data, verify data integrity and accuracy, and report/summarize findings to the project team, and also draft technical documents and perform technology transfer to collaboration partners
  • Work in a team environment as well as contributing individually to meet project timeline and objectives

Qualifications
  • A BS in Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences or Biochemistry and with at least 4 years of relevant experience OR a MS in Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences or Biochemistry and with least 3 years of relevant experience is required
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, bioreactors, bioreactor process development, and bioreactor data analysis is required
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with downstream processing and purification of antibodies, in particular chromatography and filtration is preferred
  • Familiarity with and hands-on experience with analytical methods typically used in the manufacture and characterization of recombinant proteins is preferred
  • Experience maintaining written records of work in the form of laboratory notebooks (paper or electronic) is required
  • The ability to report data, present findings to management is required. 
    Experience with team-based collaborations is required
  • Occasional weekend work is required as well as occasional work at a secondary facility in Springhouse, PA.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
R&D

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