Process Development Associate

Apex Life Sciences - Richmond, CA (30+ days ago)3.1


JOB SUMMARY: The temporary position is in the Vector Production Core in the Technical Operation group. The candidate will be part of a virus production/process development team producing and purifying viral vectors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain, transfect, and transduce mammalian cell lines
  • Produce, purify, quantify, and characterize viral vectors
  • Manipulate viral vectors in BSL1 cell culture
  • Analyze and present data, maintain appropriate records of experiments.
  • Maintain lab supplies and help with lab organization

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. or higher in biology, virology, biochemistry, process engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in an academic research laboratory or biotechnology company.
  • Hands on expertise in mammalian tissue culture
  • Experience with viral production and purification preferred, but not required
  • Ability to maintain databases in Excel and Access
  • Skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Ability to work independently or in a team-oriented environment with moderate supervision
  • Strong written and oral communications skills

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Preferred but not required

  • Experience in PCR, cloning or sequencing
  • Ability to write, review and follow SOPs
  • Familiarity with QA/QC procedures

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $25.00 to $32.00 /hour

Experience:

  • mammalian cell culture: 1 year

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States