Associate Scientist

Pearl River, New York
May 03 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The incumbent develops and performs the diverse purification/recovery operations required to optimize the production of vaccine candidates. These include recovery and purifiction of the candidate antigens. Expertise will be used to develop new techniques, to critically evaluate results and suggest approaches to solve problems. Careful documentation and presentation of work, is required. Work is to be done in a compliant manner according to SOP guidelines, where applicable.


Develop, optimize, and for the preparation of vaccine candidates up to pilot plant scale. Execute techniques for the recovery/purification of vaccine candidates.Continuously evaluate each process and technique to determine if it is robust, appropriate and scalable.If an operation has shortcomings or can be improved, uses expertise and imagination to suggest improvements. Presents problems and proposed solutions in discussion with group members. Offers insights based on experience to group members to help solve problems. Evaluate own and others results to determine if processes are optimal or if opportunities exist. Present periodic status updates to the group. Prepare technical reports, as needed. Fully document laboratory experiments in notebooks in a timely and compliant manner. Execute analyses to characterize products.Assist in developing new assays and adapt existing assays to new materials. Discuss analytical issues with team members to help advance objectives.


BioProcess group and others in Vaccine Research East & Early Development, BTx-Pharm Scie.


B.S or M.S degree in Micobiology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline. 0-3 years of experience in relevant field.


Experience in recovery and purification processes, experience in a process development. Good written and verbal communication capabilities. Experience with FPLC, HPLC, and/or protein/RNA analysis techniques is desirable. Ability to work independently.


Other Job Details:
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

  • Last Date to Apply:May 23, 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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