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Job: Scientific Associate I/II (Purification), Seqirus, Holly Springs, NC, NC

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General Information


Job title: Scientific Associate I/II (Purification)
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Job location: Holly Springs, NC, NC  27540 United States
Requisition code: R-063013
Date posted: 03/12/2018
Job category:Research and Development
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description

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Candidate will support TD downstream projects including developing, defining, and implementing purification processes, driving continuous improvements, and providing commercial support for influenza vaccines.

Partner with diverse team members from various functions, countries and members at various levels in the organization.
Solve complex problems using analytical thinking gained through formal education and previous roles.
Collaboratively design and execute small scale experiments to characterize and define bioprocess steps.
Independently operate small scale bioprocess equipment including TFF, NFF, centrifugation, and column chromatography systems.
Be able to work and thrive under tight deadlines on projects of varying size, demonstrating awareness of broader project objectives.
Perform in-process analytics to characterize/quantify vaccine antigens and contaminants.
Understand and interpret experimental data and results to support decisions and understanding of purification processes.
Understand and apply bioprocess scale-up strategies.
Communicate (present, write-up in technical documents, etc.) results to colleagues and project teams.
Be accountable for developing own self to enhance contribution.
Function effectively as a core team member.
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Job Requirements

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Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in related scientific or engineering field
Knowledge of bioprocess unit operations (e.g. bioreactors, chromatography, filtration) and engineering scaling principles
Experience with GE AKTA chromatography systems/Unicorn software and lab/pilot scale TFF systems is desired
Demonstrated knowledge of / expertise with analytical methods (e.g. SDS PAGE, Western Blot, HPLC, ELISA, PicoGreen) is a plus
Knowledge of GMPs preferred
Ability to work with cross functional teams
Strong communication skills, technical writing ability, and good attention to detail
Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
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