Job title: Investigator, Vector Process Development
Job description: GSK’s Cell & Gene Therapy’s Vector Process Development Group is responsible for delivering the Manufacturing Process of Viral Vectors for Cell and Gene Therapy Products.
This position will provide the successful candidate an opportunity in a Research and Design (R&D) laboratory to develop upstream and downstream processes needed to manufacture viral vectors. This position will design and execute studies using a variety of laboratory techniques such mammalian cell culture (suspension culture), cell banking( MCB, WCB, EOP, PPCB), upstream process development in bioreactors (50L STR, 2L STR, or AMBR operation), design of experiments planning and analysis, assay techniques ( titer determination). This position will support the tech transfer of these viral vector processes to internal and external manufacturing sites. This role involves identifying and troubleshooting problems in the execution of experimental processes, technical studies and tasks. The investigator will need to anticipate problems and proactively seeks input from other scientists and engineers and execute experiments and data management activities that result in robust, high quality data to inform R&D decision making.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
MS with 5 years of industry experience or PhD degree in molecular medicine, molecular biology, chemical engineering, biology, immunology, biotechnology or related majors
Experience designing and executing new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporating new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision.
Experience writing technical sections of internal and external reports.
Process development or GMP experience
Scale-up experience with mammalian cell culture
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Familiarity with Satorius single-use bioreactors or AMBR bioreactors
Tech transfer experience
Gene therapy, such as lentiviral vector, experience
Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, matrix teams
Experience with Alternating Tangential Flow profusion processes
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These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
Sustaining energy and well-being.
Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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Job date: Sun, 09 May 2021 06:55:14 GMT
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