Research Scientist - CHO Cell Line Development

09 Jun 2024

Work ScheduleOtherEnvironmental ConditionsOfficeJob DescriptionThermo Fisher's clinical research business is a leading global contract research organization and world leader in serving science. We are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our mission – to enable our customers to make the world healthier, safer, and cleaner.Within our Analytical Services team, we have a functional service provider solution, which is a unique partnership that allows our customers to leverage the experience of our staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits.Job Responsibilities:Support lead scientist to deliver top candidates for an engineered CHO cell line.Production and maintenance of stable pools and clones Analytical screening of target clones Contemporaneous documentation and presentation of experiments and dataPreferred Qualifications

Hands-on experience with aseptic mammalian cell culture.

Experience with analytical methods, specifically PCR/ddPCR/qPCR and gel electrophoresis.

Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate within multiple project workstreams.

Critical thinking skills and ability to efficiently manage changes in priorities and timelines.

Attention to detail and meticulous execution of project-related tasks.

Experience with flow cytometry.

Experience with CRISPR or other genomic editing tools.

Ability to apply detailed fundamental knowledge of own specialty area or scientific field into solving process development problems.

Identifies and prioritizes solutions using knowledge gained through formal education, experience, and sound judgment.

Fully understands the rationale and hypotheses for experimental designs.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, cell biology, virology, or other vaccinology-related field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 8+ years).

In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Relevant research and development experience in an industrial, academic, or government laboratory setting.

Hands-on experience with aseptic small scale (plate- to shake flask-based) mammalian cell culture (thawing, expanding, freezing), transfection techniques, and clonal isolation.

Hands-on experience with common nucleic acid- and protein-based in-process analytical assays (e.g., PCR, RT-PCR, ddPCR, ELISA, Western blot).

Fluency in English.

Proven ability to interpret data by performing trend analyses.

Proven ability in technical writing skills.

Ability to independently optimize analytical methods.

Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.

Good written and oral communication skills.

Time management and project management skills.

Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team.

Working Environment:  Thermo Fisher Scientific Clinical Research Group values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.  Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role: 

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner. 

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds  

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.  

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.  

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments. 

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

As a condition of employment with PPD, in this role, you must have received your Covid-19 vaccine and you must disclose proof of your vaccination status upon employment.

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  • ID: #51871923
  • State: Maryland Rockville 20847 Rockville USA
  • City: Rockville
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-06-09
  • Deadline: 2024-08-09
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