Job ID: #9194

Associate Scientist, Downstream PD

Danvers, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities as of the Associate Scientist, Downstream PD:

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, laboratory environment to develop and deliver process technology in support of fermentation and downstream operations
  • Prepare for and conduct fermentations of microbes to high density for protein production
  • Growth in small scale fermenters and up to 50 L
  • Perform research to determine best conditions for growth and production of proteins
  • Lysis of cells for pass on to downstream team
  • Assay and analysis of the molecular components of the fermentations
  • Lead interactions with CDMOs

Requirements as of Associate Scientist, Downstream PD:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Biochemistry or related discipline such as chemical engineering
  • 2+ years industrial experience in bacterial fermentations for process development
  • Experience with DOE driven science from design to analysis
  • Experience with cell harvesting

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