Offers “Merckgroup”

10 days agoMerckgroup

Associate Scientist, Cell Sciences

  • Billerica, USA
  • Teaching

Job description

A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization.  External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

 

Your Role:

EMD Serono is seeking an Associate Scientist to assist with the development of stable, clonal cell lines for the expression of therapeutic candidate proteins.  The role will include interacting with other members of the Protein and Cell Sciences group and interfacing with a number of other scientists within the department, within NBE Technologies, and with the Global Healthcare Organization.  The Associate Scientist will also work on technology development initiatives to improve productivity of cell lines/process or throughput of cell line development.

 

The Cell Sciences group, as part of the Protein and Cell Sciences (PCS) department, develops stable clonal cell lines for the purpose of evaluating fit for manufacturability.  The Cell Sciences Associate Scientist will contribute to the drug discovery efforts by using state of the art methods and technologies to deliver to the project teams molecules that fit our platform process. 

  

Who you are: 

Minimum qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or other related Science discipline with 1+ years’ experience in a laboratory setting

 

Preferred qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years’ experience
·  Understanding of mammalian cell line development in an industry setting, from both a technical and a business perspective, as well as a foundation in cell and molecular biology
·  Experience in improving host cell lines and vector design, for the purpose of improving cell line performance, automated systems, and productivity
·  Knowledge and experience of general cell culture techniques, including transfection, selection, cloning, small scale production models and protein expression 
·  Direct experience with mammalian cell lines such as CHO, HEK-293 and NS/0 is beneficial and familiarity with cell culture performance at various scales, from multi-well plates to bioreactors, is a plus
·  Exposure to instruments commonly used in a cell line generation lab: Guava, Cedex, ViCell, Octet, Cell Imaging Systems, FACS Aria. Experience implementing and using automated systems
·  Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form with peers and senior management

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Job Requisition ID:  219432

Location:  Billerica

Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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