Job Title: Research Scientist
Job Location: Hopewell, NJ
Job Duration: 06+ Months W2 Contracts
The research scientist will participate on a cross functional team involved in the development of cell lines used for the clinical and commercial manufacture of therapeutic antibodies and fusion proteins. The focus of the work will be on mammalian expression systems and CHO systems in particular. Primary duties will be to develop these cell lines starting at transfection followed by cell line selection and single-cell cloning. The work is done in a clean room environment using robotic systems and performed under SOPs.
The successful candidate will have a BS or MS Degree in a Biology-related discipline. The candidate must have excellent aseptic technique and extensive experience working with mammalian cell culture and generation of stable cell lines. The candidate must also be able to follow and adhere to SOP's and laboratory safety regulations. The scientist must keep excellent documentation and will prepare technical reports. Successful candidate will be an independent individual contributor; demonstrate good communication skills and proven ability to work with others. Hands-on lab work in a flexible, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment is essential.