Pfizer

Associate Scientist, Upstream Process Development

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Andover, Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 19 2021
Ref
4805816
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Role Description

An Associate Scientist (R1) position is available in the Upstream Process Development group of Bioprocess R&D located in Andover, Massachusetts.

We're seeking a passionate and creative individual to join a dynamic team of scientists and engineers focused on developing robust, scalable, and high productivity cell culture processes for the manufacture of biological therapeutics for early- and late-phase clinical programs.

Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute experiments in shake flasks, bench-top bioreactors, and other appropriate scale-down equipment in the development laboratory.
  • Ensures timely, effective, and high-quality documentation in electronic laboratory notebooks and internal technical reports.
  • Communicate results and findings to stake-holders on a regular basis; presents data/strategy to colleagues and management in internal and external venues.
  • Assist in the tech transfer of manufacturing processes to pilot, clinical, and commercial facilities.
  • Provide support and troubleshoot during manufacturing campaign as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues both within the group and cross-functionally; contribute to maintaining and improving upon our safe, effective and efficient lab operations.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS/BA with 0-2 years of relevant experience in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, or other related disciplines.
  • Aseptic laboratory technique is required.
  • Ability to grasp scientific concepts, interpret data, and formulate new hypothesis.
  • Team oriented, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Well organized and great attention to detail.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Practical knowledge of mammalian cell culture and metabolism is a plus.
  • Practical knowledge of bioreactor operations is preferable.


Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 4, 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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