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Associate Scientist

New Haven, CT 06501

Posted: 01/31/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Scientific Job Number: 11563 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $34.00

Job Description

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. 

Job Overview:
  • The  Associate Scientist is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development and optimization of cell line development and cell culture processes for our client's therapeutic protein candidates.
  • The temporary Associate Scientist will work in collaboration with other members of Product Development and Clinical Supply, and with scientific staff in other Research & Development groups.
  • The temporary Associate Scientist will support and execute development studies for biologics lifecycle management and yield improvement with use of process intensification.
Responsibilities:
  • Perform routine upstream lab activities including medium preparation, seed train passages, bioreactor sampling, and analyzer maintenance in support of various upstream programs under supervision.
  • Execute experimental studies to develop, optimize, and characterize upstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision.
  • Executes experimental studies to support scale up of processes at pilot scale.
  • Provide weekend support on critical upstream activities on rotation basis.
  • Document study results in notebooks, and technical reports.
  • Coordinate laboratory management including ordering and maintenance.
  • Communicate scientific findings to colleagues within the group through informal presentations. Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. 

    Job Overview:
  • The  Associate Scientist is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development and optimization of cell line development and cell culture processes for our client's therapeutic protein candidates.
  • The temporary Associate Scientist will work in collaboration with other members of Product Development and Clinical Supply, and with scientific staff in other Research & Development groups.
  • The temporary Associate Scientist will support and execute development studies for biologics lifecycle management and yield improvement with use of process intensification.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Perform routine upstream lab activities including medium preparation, seed train passages, bioreactor sampling, and analyzer maintenance in support of various upstream programs under supervision.
  • Execute experimental studies to develop, optimize, and characterize upstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision.
  • Executes experimental studies to support scale up of processes at pilot scale.
  • Provide weekend support on critical upstream activities on rotation basis.
  • Document study results in notebooks, and technical reports.
  • Coordinate laboratory management including ordering and maintenance.
  • Communicate scientific findings to colleagues within the group through informal presentations.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university, with minimal 2 years of relevant industrial experience, or MS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.
  • Understanding the fundamentals of biology, chemistry and chemical engineering.
  • Strong learning agility to learn new techniques.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant experience working in a relevant laboratory setting.
  • Experienced in aseptic technique to support with mammalian cell culture.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborative and effective communication skills.
  • Experience with various MS Office programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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