Associate Scientist I/II, Cell Culture Development (Pilot Scale Group) - United States
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|External Posting Title||Associate Scientist I/II, Cell Culture Development (Pilot Scale Group)|
|Job Description||As an Associate Scientist at Biogen you will support the development and technology investment of cell culture manufacturing processes for recombinant protein production in the pilot scale cell culture development laboratory. Conduct and document laboratory bioreactor experiments with a focus on material generation and bioreactor scale-up/modeling, assist in experimental design and troubleshooting, and analyze data. Work closely with small scale and tech transfer teams for execution of development projects. Candidates must be strong team players and have an ability to collaborate effectively on complex projects. Some flexible schedule/weekend work required.|
|Location||Research Triangle Park, NC, US|
|Job Category||Technical Development|
|Qualifications||Knowledge of mammalian cell culture/ biotechnology related development including aseptic operations, cell biology, biochemistry, analytical techniques, and bioreactor operations as applied to pilot scale stainless and disposable equipment. Proficient in working with PC based computer systems and relevant applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of statistical applications, including DOE, is a plus. Additional computer experience and familiarity with working with various lab instruments / electronics / control systems is a plus. Individual should have excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate technical proficiency and creativity, as well as excellent organizational and time management skills.|
|Education||B.S. in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field. B.S with 0-2 years’ experience.|
|About Biogen||Corporate Overview|
Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today the Company has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics. Our global organization of nearly 7,000 employees is committed to a single mission: making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with few or no treatment options.
We aspire to have the greatest impact on patients and science of any biotechnology company in the history of our industry. To us, that means creating novel medicines that benefit individuals and society, and bringing new scientific understanding to diseases for which there are no adequate treatments.
The same intellectual discipline and passion that drives our science is reflected in our corporate citizenship, environmental sustainability, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a company, we are focused on improving science education and limiting the impact of our company on the environment. In 2015, we became a carbon neutral company and ranked first place on Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings, and we are an industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Biogen was named to Science’s list of Top Employers of 2015 and in 2017 received a perfect score of 100 for the fourth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which also named Biogen as one of its Best Places to Work.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.
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