The Process Development Scientist will be responsible for lyophilization process development of cell suspensions, including lyophilization equipment start-up, development of lyophilization cycles, and characterization of lyophilized materials. The position is project-based with a duration of 1 year. The primary project goal is to address the challenges of lyophilizing and rehydrating biologically active human progenitor cells, and demonstrating the feasibility of preparing this form of preserved cell suspension. This cutting-edge research in lyophilization science serves as a substantial opportunity to contribute to expanding the commercializability of cell therapies products.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Start-up and maintain lyophilization equipment; train and supervise use of equipment by junior staff
Start-up and maintain analytical equipment for lyophilized material characterization; develop test methods
Design, execute and interpret experiments to develop lyophilization cycles for cell suspensions
Author reports; present results in cross-functional forums
PhD with 0-2 years experience or BS/MS with 2-10 years of previous experience
Fundamental knowledge of lyophilization principles
Experience developing lyophilization cycles for biologics
Knowledge of analytical instrumentation/methods employed in lyophilized product characterization
Demonstrated skills in designing, executing and interpreting experiments
Design of Experiments and Statistical Modeling experience a plus
Cell culture and cell characterization experience a plus
Experience supervising junior staff a plus
Cellerant is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring the best qualified individuals and giving them the opportunity to stretch their abilities. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please submit your CV and cover letter by Mail/Fax or Email including job code
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Cellerant Therapeutics, Inc.
– Job Code: DF12012
1561 Industrial Rd
San Carlos, CA 94070