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Assistant Scientist
Category: Pharmacist, Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90634364

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Assistant Scientist

The Assistant Scientist will be responsible supporting downstream process development of recombinant protein therapeutics. This role will support process development, process characterization, scale-up and technology transfer.

The successful candidate will be highly proficient in performing chromatography, filtration unit operations as well as conducting necessary analytical assays. In order to be successful in a highly dynamic environment, the candidate should be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.


o Design and develop purification processes for recombinant protein therapeutics.

o Conduct experiments, organize and summarize data.

o Perform virus clearance evaluation of downstream processes.

o Perform / oversee process characterization of downstream unit operations.

o Work closely in collaboration with other Process Development Functional Areas.

o Author and review technical documents and protocols; follow written scientific methods and experimental protocols, documents results, authors and reviews summary reports.

o Support manufacturing and scale up laboratory activities as required


o A degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or a related discipline.

o Minimum bachelor's degree with 0 to 3 years relevant experience; Masters preferred.

o Highly proficient with operation, maintenance, etc. of downstream laboratory equipment. In particular expertise with automated chromatography workstations such as AKTA Avant, etc. is highly desirable.

o General experience with purification unit operations such as chromatography (various modes), tangential and normal flow filtration, etc.

o Hands on experience with UV/Vis spectroscopy, HPLC and other analytical techniques is highly desirable.

o Basic understanding of downstream process development activities.

o Development experience for both early- and late-stage molecules is highly desired.

o Excellent organizational skills and highly Methodical.

o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

o Work independently and collaborate with other groups. Deliver results in line with project and team objectives.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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