Pfizer

Associate Scientist BioProcess Fermentation

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Pearl River, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 08 2021
Ref
4809475
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Role Summary

The Associate Scientist will assist in the planning and execution of cell culture and mRNA methods required to develop upstream processes for the production of vaccine antigen candidates. The position requires some experience of mammalian cell culture, and knowledge/experience of mRNA synthesis would be desirable. The incumbent will work with Senior Scientists to design and optimize our processes. Careful documentation of work and presentation of data is required.

Role responsibilities
  • Assist in the execution of experiments to optimize and enhance vaccine production while maintaining high quality.
  • Media/Buffer preparation to support various workstreams.
  • Maintain inventories of key reagents
  • Present problems and propose solutions in discussions with group members. Offer insights based on experience to group members to help solve existing problems.
  • Work with Senior Scientists to plan and prioritize workstreams
  • Analyze experimental data.
  • Keep abreast of scientific/ technological development by participating in scientific meetings/ seminars and through regular scientific review.
  • Make timely notebook entries and review for completed experiments.
  • Must perform experiments in a meticulous & aseptic manner


QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS degree in biochemistry, biotechnology, bioengineering, or molecular biology

Has experience with analytical techniques such as SDS-PAGE, PCR, NanoDrop, Western blot, Plasmid purification, Enzymatic digestion
  • Ability to organize and execute experiments
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Collaborates in a team environment
  • Has a proven ability to organize and tabulate data


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There are no special physical requirements for this role other than the ability to make aseptic transfers and perform the relevant laboratory functions. Mental requirements are a detailed understanding of the scientific subject matter, an ability to make scientific judgments and an ability to perform complex data analysis.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
  • Weekend work as needed


Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: April 30th 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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