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Job opening for Assistant/Associate Scientist in Devens, MA
Ref No.: 18-21508
Location: Devens, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/30/2018 to 10/29/2018
Job Description: Assistant/Associate Scientist
Duration: 06 Months
Location: Devens, MA

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist at the center of excellence for biologics development. The Associate Scientist within Biologics Development Upstream group will participate in the development and optimization of upstream processes for production of biologics at different clinical stages.

Client is the industry leader in immuno-oncology with life-saving medicines and a rich clinical portfolio of diverse modalities including monoclonal antibody, antibody drug conjugate, fusion protein, and combination regimes.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Participate in the execution of bench-sale experiments using shake flasks and lab bioreactors to perform process development and characterization
Under general direction, the position requires participation in the design and execution of experiments, interfacing mainly with upstream, sometimes with downstream and analytical personnel to achieve process development objectives
Work effectively in a cross-functional process development team and also be able to work independently to accomplish overall project goals

BS, MS or PhD degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biology, or a related discipline with 0-2
years of industry experience
Hands-on experience on lab bioreactor operation with cell culture is highly desirable
Good organization skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated
Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.

Additional Job Requirements:
Position Handles Hazardous Materials

Interested candidates can send their updated resumes on and you can also reach me at 973-967-3431.