Research Director, Immerse Delaware Lab

at TA Instruments in NewarkNewark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Research Director, Immerse Delaware Lab


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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 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 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.


Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to


The meaningful work you will be asked to do:

* Develop and execute Immerse lab's strategic vision in alignment with Waters Corporation's mission to solve large customer challenges in Bioanalytical characterization.
* Manage research projects utilizing the lab and personal to its greatest potential. Design and oversee experiments related to bioprocess development, including techniques involving mammalian cell culture, bioreactor cultivations, and analytical operations.
* Identify, champion, and develop new scientific ideas whilst advising on existing research and development activities. Drive innovation in analytics, consumables, and software critical for bioprocess development.
* Mentor and guide researchers, students, and lab staff.
* Foster collaboration with academic partners, industry experts, and internal stakeholders to drive impactful research outcomes. Sponsor publicized, regular social events that reach entire relevant student and faculty population.
* Create formal networks involving coordination among high profile groups within Waters and significantly influence our Bioprocess strategy. Drive special events (training, product showcase) with commercial sales or R&D collaboration goals.
* Collaborate with the University of Delaware to tap into a diverse talent pool, fostering creativity and diversity of thought.
* Travel to meet KOLs and engage in local bioprocess and NIMBL events, growing list of potential collaborators and sources of talent. Engage with industry partners, attend conferences, and participate in relevant forums to stay abreast of industry trends.
* Represent Immerse Delaware and Waters Corporation in scientific and professional circles.


The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following


Required Skills

* Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biomedical Engineering with 15+ years of equivalent industry... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 1278258

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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