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Kelly Scientific Resources

Associate Scientist - Upstream Process Development

Post Date:Jun 13, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:6/13/2018Salary:
Location:US-NC-Durham Job Reference:US4531TL_BH1462718

Job Description:

Kelly Services is currently seeking a DIRECT HIRE Associate Scientist - Process Development for an esteemed client located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Seeking a candidate with experience in cell culture aseptic techniques, bioreactor setup and principles of operation/scale up.
Direct Hire + Benefits + Relocation Assistance
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to work independently and accurately

  • Good Academic Standing

  • Experience with any of the following specializations: Upstream Process Development, Downstream Process Development, Scale-up, Bioreactor Sampling, CHO Cells, Mammalian Cell Cultures

  • 3L and 15L bioreactor sampling, data entry, and some data analysis; 200L bioreactor set-up, sampling, data entry, and some data analysis.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for supporting process development activities for cell culture and microbial production processes that can be transferred to manufacturing or external client.

  • Shake flask study set-up using design provided by a scientist.

  • Bioreactor preparation, autoclaving, media hold, inoculation.

  • Media, feed, buffer preparation and filtering.

  • Harvest of mammalian and microbial bioreactors.

  • Excel data entry and plotting.

  • Bioreactor troubleshooting; equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Ordering and stocking raw materials and consumables.


  • Degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree with 1 -3 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience in any of the following specializations: Upstream Process Development, Downstream Process Development, Scale-up, Bioreactor Sampling, CHO Cells, Mammalian Cell Cultures

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

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About Kelly Services®

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Contact Information
Kelly Scientific Resources
Name: Tonya Langley

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