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Process Development Associate III

Job Code: 2018-05

Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Position Description

In the Process Development Associate III position you will contribute to project-based deliverables in a biopharmaceutical process development team. You will conduct analytical assays and purification experiments to support development, characterization, and tech transfer of a GMP manufacturing process.  The Process Development Associate III will focus HPLC and other analytical method development, as well performing bench-scale upstream production and downstream small molecule purification.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Small molecule analysis experience (HPLC, mass spec, FTIR, etc.)
  • Wet lab experience with small molecule and/or biochemical purification techniques
  • Small molecule precipitation/crystallization experience highly desired
  • An ability to apply associated principles, theories, and concepts to process development
  • An ability to communicate clearly and precisely, both orally and in writing
  • A willingness to be trained and learn new techniques
  • GMP/GLP experience highly desired  

Education Required

A BS or MS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering with a minimum 5 years of biomolecule purification experience.  

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