Associate Scientist I, Cell Culture at Lake Pharma in Worcester, MA

Lake Pharma

๐Ÿ“Œ Worcester, MA
๐Ÿ•‘ November 18, 2020
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Associate Scientist I, Cell Culture [JC-1265]

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Description

LakePharma is a leading biologics company specializing in antibody and protein engineering, cell line development, and protein production. Our services can be fully integrated, creating a customized solution for all our customer's molecular biology, cell line, and protein needs. We just raised $30m in growth equity from Summit Partners & Ampersand Capital Partners for expansion purposes. We are rapidly growing and seeking a talented individual to join our Cell Culture Team. As an Associate Scientist, you will report directly to the Senior Scientist
- Cell Culture and will be based in our Worcester office. The successful candidate will be able to execute hands-on laboratory work in cell culture including planning and executing shake flask, bench scale bioreactor, bench scale purifications and large-scale bioreactor experiments. The position requires a drive to provide outstanding customer service by maintaining regular communications with clients, meeting or exceeding quality and timeline expectations. Primary duties and responsibilities include:
* Cell Culture. This position requires 90% of bench-level work.
* Ability to identify and troubleshoot difficult problems encountered in the design/execution of projects.
* Ensure high-quality, timely documentation in laboratory notebooks and technical reports.
* Compose technical reports, scientific publications, and/or oral presentations.
* Communicate project updates to clients and senior level management.
* Investigate, create and implement new methods and technologies to improve effectiveness and to create efficiencies and cost savings.
* Maintain scientific excellence in area of cell culture. Requirements.
Minimum

Qualifications

* BS
* 0 to 5 years industrial experience
* Ability to work weekends and off hours as needed
* Self
- Starter and drive to be an entrepreneur.

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous mammalian cell culture experience with cell lines used in protein production applications (e.g.
CHO, HEK293, NS0, etc.)
* Previous insect cell culture experience with cell lines used in protein production applications (e.g. Sf9, Sf21, High 5 etc.)
* Previous experience with stable cell line development.
* Previous protein purification experience is a plus.
* Understanding of chemical, biochemical and physical interactions of cell culture media and reagent components.
* Previous experience with bench-top stir tank bioreactors and Wave Bag bioreactors.
* Previous experience with high throughput cell culture technologies.
* Previous experience with a wide range of mammalian cell transfection techniques. If you are looking for an opportunity to provide challenge and growth and this role excites you, please Apply Today!

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Job Expires: December 18, 2020

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