Piscataway, NJ, United States
OverviewnKashiv BioSciences A fully-integrated biosciences company with an expanded and dynamic platform for growth including advanced drug delivery technologies, biosimilars, prodrugs, and a large development pipeline. We are looking for an experienced Upstream Bioprocess Development Scientist to join our Piscataway, NJ process development team. Please visit ****for more information about Kashiv BioSciences.nSummarynThe Upstream Bioprocess Development Scientist is a hands-on position responsible for developing robust mammalian cell culture processes and producing recombinant proteins for a wide range of mammalian based biosimilars. The candidate will be responsible for executing cell culture experiments from 15 mL to 50 L volumes, upstream process characterization, and tech transfer to cGMP facilities. The position will also be involved in cell line development and other project-related activities. This position requires technical expertise in bioreactor operations and cell biology, an understanding of regulatory requirement for manufacturing cell lines, and working knowledge of bioprocess development.nResponsibilitiesnEssential Duties and Responsibilitiesnn Perform cell culture and bioreactor operations at multiple scalesn Design and execute cell culture experiments, bioprocess development, upstream process characterization and scale up studies.n Perform technology/process transfer for cGMP manufacturing, process troubleshooting and data analysis.n Maintain upstream process and analytical lab equipmentn Support cell line development activities nnQualificationsnEducation and Experiencenn Bacheloru2019s, Masteru2019s degree, or Doctoral degree in chemical, biological, or biochemical sciences with at least 5 years of experience (2 years for PhD) in the biopharmaceutical industryn Industry based cell culture process development or upstream process characterization experiencen In-depth understanding and demonstrated experience of cell culture process developmentn Experience in cell culture media and feed development is a plusnnWork Environment & Physical Demands:n nGeneral work environment and physical demands as required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to work flexible hours as needed. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Some travel may be involved.n n nThis position description is not a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skill required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the organization.