Bench Scientist - Level 3 US

Bench Scientist - Level 3 US
  • $0.76 - $49.59 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Temporary
  • Rockville MD, US Rockville MONTGOMERY US 20852
Job Ref: JO000104395
Sector: Science
Date Added: 19 August 2020


Bench Scientist - Level 3 US
The Scientist is expected to support the development, design and execution of purification/downstream processes, including the SAM technology platform, supporting vaccine technical development programs, as they progress from early development into Phase I/II, Phase III, technology transfer and process performance qualification at the intended commercial site.
• Performs purification process development and activities in support of vaccine antigen development programs in line with business priorities, following the Quality by Design framework. Must be able to coordinate activities, prepare and execute experiments independently.
• Utilizes technical process knowledge to meet regulatory requirements appropriate for stage of development; communicates effectively within TRD and with external stakeholders and is able to defend scientific and technical decisions at the appropriate technical board.
• Contributes to regulatory filings and interactions with health authorities to ensure successful registration vaccine candidates.
• Must be a self-starter, be able to work independently in a matrix environment and effectively manage multiple projects. Partner with diverse team members from various functions, multiple countries and members at various levels in organization. Generates strong relationships in the area of technical development with high quality partners beneficial to the organization, both internally and externally, to strengthen development/implementation of new methods/technologies.
• Works on multiple projects internally, at other sites and at external manufacturers requiring initiative and judgment.
• Solves complex problems through analytical thinking to identify and understand alternatives using knowledge gained through formal education, experience and sound judgment.
• Prepares and presents scientific data within Technical R&D including Technical Development Team and may represent GSK externally (conferences, etc); authors and reviews technical protocol, reports and manufacturing support documents in support of various project development stages.
• Benchmarks specific technologies in own functional area to bring technology to state of the art
• Contributes to and drives strategy and technical development planning and accountability in the execution thereof; act as a voice and ambassador of its department at various governance bodies / meetings
• Encourage adaptation and proactive promote the GxP / EHS / QA rules application
PhD with 1+ years of experience OR
MS with 3+ years of experience OR
BS with 5+ years of experience
Degree must be in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering
Scientific level of experience required due to the complexity of Vaccine products.
Hands-on understanding of different purification techniques such as chromatography and tangential flow filtration and associated instrumentation such as Akta chromatography systems and Unicorn software.
Hands-on experience with bioanalytical assays associated with purification processes, such as SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, HPLC, etc.
Level of experience required due to variety of purification techniques performed.
• Additional hands-on experience and understanding of process systems at pilot scale is desirable
• Experience with high throughput protein purification techniques is a plus
• Knowledge of technology transfer
• Knowledge of Design of Experiments and process characterization
• Good understanding of cGMP and manufacturing, and regulatory requirements for filing and registration of vaccine and/or biologics
• Fluent English knowledge is a must (collaboration in international environment, conferences, etc)
• Must have the ability to work with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively.
• Sound scientific methodology and thinking
• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• Authors and reviews technical protocol, reports and manufacturing support documents in support of various project development stages.
• Prepares and presents scientific data within Technical R&D in internal meetings.
• Utilizes technical process knowledge to meet regulatory requirements appropriate for stage of development.
• Utilizes scientific knowledge and experience to suggest improvements in area of experience.
• Makes sound scientific/technical and business decisions based on a balance of data, analysis and experience.
• Participates in writing technical protocols and reports in support of various project development stages.
• Troubleshoot laboratory processes and equipment, including high throughput systems.
• Play a significant role on solving complex problems through analytical thinking to identify and understand alternatives using knowledge gained through formal education, experience and sound judgment.
• Solves complex problems through collaborations with others, taking a new perspective on existing solutions.
• Ability to effectively work and perform within a team of related platform staff is essential.
• Must have the ability to work with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively.
• Collaborates with more senior scientific staff to design and interpret the data from development projects.
• Demonstrate knowledge and competences through participation to seminars, peer-reviewed report and/or publications Communicates effectively with his/her colleagues and within other TRD functions
• Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

SRGTalent
19/09/2020 12:00:00
USD 0.76 0.76
Contact Consultant:
Jennifer Law

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