Principal Scientist - Upstream Process Development
- Location: Princeton, NJ
- Working situation: Hybrid Model
- Level: Principal Scientist
Our client, a growing biotech company located in Princeton, NJ, is leading the charge in R&D efforts to develop cutting-edge therapies in the field of biologics. With a strong focus on upstream process development within the R&D department, they are dedicated to advancing the biotech industry and revolutionizing clinical patient care.
As a Principal Scientist - Upstream Process Development, specializing in biologics, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of this exciting field. Leveraging your expertise in cell line & media development along with cell culture, bioreactor/fermenter techniques, scale-up activities, and bioprocesses, you will lead a talented team and drive the development of novel upstream processes for biologic therapies.
Principal Scientist - Upstream Process Development Responsibilities:
- Lead the development and optimization of upstream processes tailored for biologic therapies within the R&D department
- Design and execute experiments to assess and validate upstream process parameters, optimizing cell line development, media formulation, and bioreactor/fermenter techniques to achieve exceptional product quality and maximize yield
- Drive process innovation, implementing state-of-the-art technologies to enhance efficiency and productivity
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful translation of processes, including filing NDA/BLA documents
- Provide scientific and technical guidance to the team, fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and adherence to regulatory requirements
- Contribute to publications, scientific conferences, and industry forums to share advancements in downstream process development for biologics
Principal Scientist - Upstream Process Development Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in a relevant scientific field with 4+ years of industry experience, OR Master's Degree with 6+ years of experience, OR Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of experience
- Proficiency in upstream technologies such as cell lines, media development, cell culture, bioreactor/fermenter protocols
- Deep understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices in upstream process development for biologic therapies
- 401K program, comprehensive health insurance, and HSA accounts
- Long-term incentives in stock or equity at the principal scientist level
- Hybrid work model supporting a blend of remote and on-site work, with occasional travel
- Relocation assistance provided for qualified candidates relocating to Princeton, NJ
If you are passionate about driving innovation in the biotech industry, particularly in upstream process development for biologics, and leading a talented team in a dynamic R&D environment, apply today. Join our client's mission to transform patient care through groundbreaking therapies by submitting your application today!