Scientist II/Senior Scientist

Required skills:
  • Working knowledge of Quality      Assurance and Quality Control in a biologics production setting is      required
  • Foundation of knowledge in      process development is highly preferred
  • Expertise in assay development      and validation to support biologics product development is required
  • Experience in preparation of      SOP and BPR documents highly desirable
  • Time management,      prioritization, and planning skills with demonstrated ability to execute      on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Technical leadership to      research associates in cross-disciplinary team environments
  • Ability to lead small team in      matrixed environment
  • Ability to represent the organization at      scientific presentations and meetings
Required experience:
  • PhD in Microbiology, Virology      or related field
  • Minimum of four to eight-years      biotechnology, industrial or other process development experience
  • Experience working from and in      preparation of SOP and BPR documents is highly preferred
  • Direct, hands-on experience      generating analytical assay development, optimization and validation data      packages in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Track record of successful      research and experience in process development required; demonstrated      experience with DOE approach preferred
  • Execution and oversight of      technical transfer of validated processes to GMP biologics manufacturing      facilities
  • Excellent communication and      interpersonal skills to facilitate internal and external scientific      interactions
  • Organized, highly motivated,      innovative professional with critical thinking and problem-solving skills      to independently design, execute, troubleshoot and interpret experiments
  • Previous experience with RNA      highly preferred
  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: BR930495126