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Scientist - I (Assistant)
Ref No.: 18-06948
Location: WEST POINT, Pennsylvania
Downstream Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following : • Perform lab-scale downstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates • Perform assays on vaccine products, process intermediates, and related experimental samples using biochemical/analytical tests • Prepare solutions/reagents • Set-up process equipment for lab-scale experiments • Maintain records and experimental results following good documentation practices The ideal candidate would possess : • Previous experience with downstream bioprocessing unit operations (chromatography, tangential flow filtration, membrane operations) – (preferred but not required) • Previous experience with bioanalytical techiques such as HPLC, SDS-PAGE, particle counting assays (preferred but not required) • Strong computer, scientific, organizational, and documentation skills • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies • Proven ability to work independently in hands-on laboratory setting

Quals--
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related field • 0-2 years industry experience • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship