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Research Associate I
Ref No.: 18-01246
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/01/2018 to 05/31/2019
Responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures. Displays an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures. Investigates basic technical problems and performs routine scientific procedures and experiments under general supervision. Plans and prioritizes concurrent experimental procedures. Integrates, complies, and tabulates data and assists supervisor in the analysis and interpretation of the results. May provide oral presentations on results to other department members. Works under active supervision. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous execution may cause delays in program schedules, and may result in the allocation of additional resources. Frequent internal company contacts. Infrequent inter- departmental and outside constituent contacts on routine matters. Experience: 0 to 3 years.

This is a Research Associate position in the biologics drug product process development group within global pharmaceutical development biologics organization. This role will involve applying first-principle chemical engineering concepts such as mass transfer, fluid transfer, scaling to develop scale down stress models. Hands on experience in biologics process development and working knowledge of processing unit operations are desirable but not a requirement. Comfortable with both modeling and experimental assignments.

BS/MS in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, mechanical engineering, biochemistry or relevant field with 0 – 3 years' experience. Experience in modeling/simulation is desirable.