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Job: Bioprocess Development - Temporary Associate, United Therapeutics, RTP, NC

General Information

Job title:
Bioprocess Development - Temporary Associate
Job location:
RTP, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
This contract will last no more than one year.
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:

Job Description

Conduct and assist in research efforts to develop novel cell and cell-based products for treating pulmonary hypertension and other lung diseases.

Major Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
• Routinely perform large-scale primary lung cell culture in 2D and 3D to support process development activities for a tissue engineered product.
• Assist with generation and maintenance of all master and working cell banks.
• Follow prescribed laboratory methods and protocols under GLP/GMP-like conditions.
• Routinely perform media formulation in accordance to defined protocols
• Routinely perform bioanalytical assays to phenotypically and functionally characterize cells (such as flow cytometry, IHC, protein analysis).
• Execute process development studies to improve yield, purity, and quality of primary lung cell types.
• Present and discuss data with laboratory staff and program leaders.
• Identify problems and devise solutions to overcome technical issues.
• Participate in the evaluation of new technologies.
• May contribute to or generate technical reports.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, or Biomedical Sciences
• 1+ years experience with mammalian cell culture, aseptic technique, flow cytometry
• Experience in molecular assays, cellular assays, and fluorescence microscopy
• Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
• Facility with appropriate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and related standard software
• Experience with laboratory instrumentation and data software
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Ability to work with a diverse team of co-workers
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to independently follow experimental methods and protocols
• Ability to organize data
• Highly self-motivated
• Ability to initiate routine and day-to-day tasks
(Job number: 3892303)
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