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Cell Culture Technical Specialist
Ref No.: 18-17346
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Job Title: Bench Scientist/ Cell Culture Technical Specialist
Location: One Burtt Road, Andover, MA 01810
Duration: 12 Months

Additional Skills:
  • The candidate should be able to perform aseptic cell culture and molecular biology assays including western blots, octet and qRT-PCR.
  • Preferred skill sets include experience in performing RP-HPLC, SEC, AEX and CEX.
  • The candidate should be able to communicate effectively with scientists

Job Description:
Cell Culture Technical Specialist
  • The candidate will be working with a team of scientists to help develop a cell culture and purification process for a specific portfolio therapeutic protein molecule.
  • The candidate will be mainly assisting in performing various assays to assess the productivity and product quality of the material generated from cell culture and purification processes.
  • The candidate will be assisting in executing various cell culture and purification process related experimentation.
  • The candidate will be helping with running various assays to assess the productivity and product quality attributes of the molecule. These assays including western blots, octet, RP-HPLC, size exclusion chromatography (SEC), HCP and glycan analysis etc.
  • When required, the candidate will also be working closely with the scientists to perform cell maintenance and conduct cell culture experiments in shake flasks, bioreactors, miniature bioreactors (ambr15) etc.
  • When required, the candidate will also be working with purification scientist to assist with development/refinement of filtration and chromatography steps including, but not limited to, anion-exchange chromatography (AEX), cation-exchange chromatography (CEX), hydrophobic interaction chromatography, ultrafiltration and Diafiltration etc.

What is the minimum education experience required?: BS/BA or MS/MA in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or equivalent, plus 0-2 year's industrial experience required.