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Upstream Processing Scientist- Pilot Scale Bio Reactors
Ref No.: 18-35398
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Research & Dev
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
*1 year contract position with additional opportunity based upon performance and continued business need*

Qualifications: Basic Minimum Qualifications:
• B.S. in Biology, Bio/chemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science
• laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture.
• General laboratory skills, experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes
• Experience in culturing microbial cells (shake flasks, bioreactor work)
• Experience with bioreactors (Ambr250, stainless steel reactors, glass bioreactors, Single use bioreactors)
• Experience performing basic lab scale assays (pH, optical density, etc)
• Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
• Highly computer literate. Capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs. Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
• Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable, and displays a positive attitude
• Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
• Engaged in work practices, scientific understanding, and excellence in execution 

Upstream Process Scientist - Responsibilities: Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions and culture media
• Perform lab-scale upstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates (including work with Biosafety Level-2 organisms)
• Setup process equipment for lab-scale experiments
• Perform in-process monitoring assays
• Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members
• Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP)
• Work independently and efficiently
• Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
• Communicate effectively with client staff members
• Follow laboratory procedures as required to perform the above tasks, and escalate deviations/issues to client staff members in a timely fashion 

Pay Rate: $45.00 per hour
Drug and background screenings required

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