Scientist II - Purification Development

Location: South San Francisco, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering & Validation, R&D, R+D/Project Management Type: Contract

Scientist II - Purification Development

Exciting Company in South San Francisco is looking for a talented scientist to assist them in the Process Development department. The ideal candidate will come with 5-8 years of industry experience with at least 5 years of process development experience. Requirements are as follows:


Independently develops, performs, and directs the efforts of others involved in process development and characterization for purification of viral-vectored vaccines

Performs process development activities, including: cell culture lysate processing, ultrafiltration, chromatography, other purification-related activities, virus quantitation and purity assessment, and formulation-related activities

Provides purification support to other process development functions, manufacturing, and research groups.

Develops experimental protocols in support of purification process development and documents experimental outcomes in reports suitable for support of ongoing development work and regulatory filings.

Acquires, installs, modifies, maintains, and supports development-scale manufacturing equipment and performs work necessary to implement procedures appropriate for drug substance and drug product manufacturing. Oversees the maintenance of the purification laboratory.

Analyzes and documents results of experimental work performed in the group and assists in transfer of procedures to GMP manufacturing. Provides support for GMP manufacturing and product analyses, as required.

Assists and trains other employees in proper use of procedures and purification equipment, as appropriate.


PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, + 5 years industry experience


M.S. in Chemical Engineering with emphisis on purification process or equilivent work experience + 8 years industry experience

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