Research Associate - Biology
Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
Cutting edge Pharmaceutical company is in search of Research Associate - Biology I.
Design and execute laboratory studies that support the evaluation, development and implementation of new technologies and materials.
Perform hands-on lab-based activities in a cell culture lab, including conception of study designs, analysis of data and communication of results to cross-functional project teams.
Perform process or equipment analysis and trend process or equipment performance.
Develop manufacturing equipment for cell therapy products including hardware, software, and single-use disposable design elements and user-requirements.
Participate in the evaluation of new technologies and materials for introduction into GMP manufacturing
Degree in Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, or related discipline with pharmaceutical / biotechnology manufacturing & process development experience required.
Established cell culture lab techniques and aseptic processing in an ISO 5 environment such as cell passaging, sampling, fluid handling, media formulation, managing reagents, and cryopreservation.
Practical knowledge of cGMP manufacturing and regulatory regulations and requirements for pharmaceuticals and devices.
Practical demonstration of hands-on process development including use of bioreactors and use of statistical design of experiments is required.
Mastery of scientific and engineering principles related to bioprocessing including scale-up / scale-out approaches, hydrodynamics, mass transfer, and bioreactor design and monitoring fundamentals