The co-op will support the late stage process development, process establishment, and process characterization for viral vector-based therapeutics for cell and gene therapies. This position is laboratory based and requires the candidate to be eager to learn and be hands-on. The co-op will function with direct supervision from Process Sciences (PS) scientists and will be actively engaged in development and transfer of cell and gene therapy products.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:
- Participate in PS teams for development, manufacturing, and testing of viral vector therapies. Includes authoring of upstream or downstream plan documentation and associated production and/or testing protocols.
- Execute PS process establishment and process characterization runs, ensuring documentation is followed and completed real time.
- Execute cell culture and downstream laboratory work and/or analytical testing while maintaining good laboratory practice.
- Maintain an accurate schedule/project plan of assigned PS lab work and deliverable.
- Completed at least 3 semesters of undergraduate studies and had at least on laboratory course in any of the following: Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or Biochemistry. Laboratory experience preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills; written and oral. Ability to be hands-on and a desire to learn
- Ability to function in a fast-paced dynamic team environment and balance prioritize multiple projects
While performing the duties of this job, the employee:
- Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment & handle multiple priorities.
- Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Requires overtime to work evenings, weekends or holidays, as required to meet project timelines.
- Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Note: This job description is not all-inclusive. Additional duties may be performed, as assigned. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time.
Posting ID: 552792526Posted: 2020-05-21