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Downstream Scientist
Ref No.: 18-00601
Location: Syracuse, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/17/2018 to 11/16/2018
DOWNSTREAM SCIENTIST
SYRACUSE, NY


Project Description:
The role of the Research Scientist in Manufacturing Sciences & Technology, Downstream is to conduct experiments for the purposes of commercial manufacturing support for biopharmaceutical purification and bulk drug substance handling processes consisting of chromatography, viral inactivation, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, filtration and bulk scale cryogenics unit operations.
  • Operating, cleaning, and maintenance of laboratory equipment, the preparation of buffers and reagents, documentation of experimental data and results, data verification and the preparation of study protocols and final reports.
  • Appropriate GLP/GMP procedures must be followed.
  • This position also involves troubleshooting and problem solving of process related problems observed at manufacturing scale through the effective design of scale-down studies and the evaluation of data from manufacturing lots.
  • The successful candidate will work effectively in cross-functional project teams and also work independently to accomplish project goals.
  • The position offers the opportunity to interface with Process Development, Pilot Plant, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Support, Quality Assurance, Analytical, Supply Chain and Global Regulatory Sciences groups.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills are required.
Required Skills:
  • B. S or M.S. degree in Biological or Chemical Sciences/Engineering preferred. Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability, protein formulation and demonstrated experimental skills for lab work are required.
  • Applied knowledge of AKTA purification, preparative chromatography systems, and ultrafiltration/diafiltration operations are helpful.
  • Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated.
  • The candidate should also possess good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

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

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00601
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE