Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02529
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/28/2018 to 12/31/2018
Job Title: Engineer I or II, Biopharm Development, Cell Culture Development
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: 7 Months


Job Description:
The candidate will join the Cell Culture Development department to provide laboratory based technical support for cell culture processes. Responsibilities will primarily include hands on execution and documentation of upstream cell culture experiments in the laboratory ranging from small shake flasks to miniature bioreactors (such as the AMBR) to benchtop bioreactors. Work will be focused on establishing process optimization, robustness and executing on late stage process characterization using bench top bioreactors for the evaluation of medium and processes.

Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of experience with sterile technique and ideally bioreactor operations. Knowledge and direct experience of mammalian cell culture techniques, including biochemistry, analytical techniques, and bioreactor operations. Understanding of statistical software applications is a strong plus. Demonstrated technical proficiency is desired. This role requires excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate must be able to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Education:
BS + 2 years relevant experience