Research Senior Scientist, Cell Culture

at Waters Technologies Corporation in NewarkNewark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Research Senior Scientist, Cell Culture


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Waters Division  

Research and Development  


Regular Full-Time


We need your talent!
Do you want to drive the creation of new innovative solutions to deliver high quality biopharmaceuticals? Waters, with more than 7,000 employees worldwide, is one of the world's leading technology providers of analytical tools in the life sciences and biopharma industries. We are seeking highly motivated scientists to contribute towards the development of cutting-edge research projects to advance Bioprocess technologies.
Now is the perfect time to join our new state of the art lab at The University of Delaware.
Waters has established a new state of the art lab located at the Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus of the University of Delaware. A team anchored in Delaware will uncover new trends and opportunities in next generation bioprocess solutions and will have access to the latest technology in small-scale as well as large scale bioreactors and analytical instruments. Our mission is to tackle the most significant challenges faced by the biopharmaceutical industry through collaborative efforts across academia and industry. We focus on developing cutting-edge technology for the analytical characterization of manufacturing processes related to biologics and novel modalities. Our ultra-modern facility provides an environment where scientists, customers, and collaborators can drive productivity and progress together. This endeavor will include dynamic collaborations with the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), Universities, and companies worldwide. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of chemists, data scientists, sensory experts, and bioprocess engineers. Your efforts will have a direct impact on new products from Waters.
Are you inspired by challenging cutting-edge opportunities?
If the culture of Waters is what you are looking for. This challenging opportunity will allow you to leverage your technical expertise to contribute towards bringing technologies and lifesaving therapies to market, please join us!
This role will report to the Global Research Organization at Waters.




The meaningful work you will be asked to do:

* Work on a team to develop bioreactor processes for monoclonal antibodies, or other protein-based therapeutics.
* Thoughtfully design and execute laboratory experiments related to cell culture and bio-process development. Focus on optimization and innovation in new cell-based materials and processes ensuring robust and reproducible cell growth and productivity.
* Demonstrate strong troubleshooting abilities, especially related to cell lines, aseptic techniques, and bioreactor operations.
* Clearly document experimental procedures, results, and findings. Maintain accurate records.
* Drive prototype technology and provide proof of concept experimental evaluations on process sampling, analysis and data interpretation. Contribute to the development of process analytical technology for bioprocess monitoring and control.
* Develop a deep understanding of customer needs and feed this information to develop next generation scientific instrumentation.
* Identify, champion, and develop new scientific ideas whilst advising on existing research and development activities.




Required Skills

* Ph.D. in Analytical Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biochemistry or Biomedical Engineering with 2+ years of equivalent industry experience in Biochemistry, or a related field or Master's degree with 6+ years' experience.
* Significant expertise in bioreactor mammalian cell culture fed-batch, perfusion technology or automated cell culture systems such Ambr.
* Experience with design of experiments (DOE) and analysis using statistical software packages (JMP, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
* Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities.
* Excellent organizational, collaborative, team leadership and networking skills. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with a demonstrated ability to work on research projects.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and significant evidence of building good working relationships with collaborators, including biologists and/or biomedical researchers.
* Travel to our world headquarters in Massachusetts and customer visits are required.
* Waters is open to relocation for our talent.
Preferred skills

* Experience with commercial process development, characterization, and validation.
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Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1263516

Posted On: Apr 26, 2024

Updated On: May 26, 2024

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