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Scientist - I (Assistant)
Ref No.: 18-01192
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Assistant Scientist
West Point, PA
9-Month Contract
Position Summary:
  • Individual will support pilot-scale campaigns for the GMP manufacture of bulk biologic (vaccines and therapeutic proteins) clinical supplies.
  • All aspects of preparation, execution and close out of a GMP campaign.
  • Candidate will participate in a range of activities including, but are not limited to:
  • Campaign document preparation.
  • Determination/design of components, consumables and parts.
  • Hands-on participation in the execution of GMP batches, including supporting cleaning & steam-in-place activities.
  • Recovery/downstream purification unit operations such as cross-flow filtration, centrifugation, process chromatography, precipitation, ultrafiltration and sterile filtration.
  • Actively working in a multi-discipline project team environment.
  • Support Equipment Scale-up activities and equipment commissioning including creation of standard operating procedures.
  • Support facility GMP compliance activities.
  • Involvement with Capital equipment design.
  • Supporting training and safety initiatives including any applicable GMP requirements for working in area.
  • BS in Engineering or Biological Sciences is required.
  • Previous experience in upstream and/or downstream processing of bulk biologic products (vaccine and therapeutic proteins) is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, and in a team environment is expected.