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Post Doc for Cell Line Development
Ref No.: 17-01522
Location: Pennington / Hopewell, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/06/2017
POST DOC FOR CELL LINE DEVELOPMENT
PENNINGTON / HOPEWELL, NJ

Project Description:
The postdoctoral position is a research position in an industrial setting with the opportunity to collaborate across multiple disciplines that is afforded by a large biopharmaceutical company such as our genomics, analytical and process development groups. You will be encouraged to present and publish your findings.
With a commitment to continuous improvement, a Postdoctoral position in the Cell and Molecular Biology group is open to work on understanding and developing new technology for commercial cell line development (CLD).

The areas available for research include:
  • Improved cell line expression and screens, reduced development time
  • Understanding the performance capabilities of our base CHO cell substrate.

The appointment is for two years providing appropriate progress occurs in the first year.
  • The fellow will design and lead the scientific strategy.
  • Maintain and work in a safe environment.
  • Develop, lead and carry out research strategy to improve CLD technology or its understanding.
  • Work collaboratively within the Company and with external parties.
  • Present and publish data at internal and public forums
  • Maintain proper documentation of all research
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Interested candidates who will have their PhD before the start of this postdoctoral fellowship should submit a research proposal related to this opportunity that is a maximum of 2 pages, clarity and brevity are prized, along with their resume.
  • It is anticipated a strong molecular and/or cellular background is needed for success although other backgrounds will be considered depending on your research proposal.

Required Skills:
  • PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline, or if aligned with your research proposal.
  • Scientific excellence, creative problem solving skills, effective oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Gene editing, such as CRISPR or Zinc Finger

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #17-01522
W2 ONLY