Cell Culture Scientist - PA

NewAgeSys Inc. - West Point, PA

Contract

Client : Bio-Pharmaceuticals

Job Title : Scientist - III (Senior)

Location : West Point, PA

Duration : 12+ Months With Possible Long Term Extension on W2

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Biology, Bio/chemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science

* At least six months of laboratory experience in cell culture (e.g. mammalian cells)

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • General laboratory skills, experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes
  • Experience in culturing mammalian cells, including passaging and harvesting
  • Experience performing basic cell-based assays (e.g. cell counting, imaging)
  • Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
  • Highly computer literate. Capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs. Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Responsibilities:

Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions and culture media

* Perform lab-scale upstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates (including Biosafety Level-2 virus)

  • Setup process equipment for lab-scale experiments
  • Perform in-process monitoring assays
  • Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members
  • Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Work independently and efficiently
  • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
  • Communicate effectively with client staff members

Stirred Bioreactor experience is p referred

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • cell culture: 1 year (Required)
  • Upstream / downstream / Bioreactor: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • West Point, PA (Required)