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Stem Cell Process Engineering, Senior Scientific Associate

Company: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society's Career Center Stem Cell Process Engineering, Senior Scientific Associate Stem Cell Process Engineering, Senior Scientific Associate DescriptionJob DescriptionIn June 2019, Vertex announced the establishment of a new research site in the Boston area where research, development, and clinical manufacturing for cell and genetic therapies will be primarily based. Cell and genetic therapies represent two rapidly emerging therapeutic modalities with the potential to treat-and even cure-several of the diseases Vertex is focused on, including sickle cell disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and type 1 diabetes. Further investment in a research site specifically designed to advance these programs will be key to Vertex's continued and sustained leadership in these exciting approaches. At Vertex Cell and Genetic Therapies (VCGT) our research teams will bring together the best biology,technologiesand enhanced manufacturing capabilities to ensure we bring these cutting-edge transformative therapies to patients as quickly as possible.The role will be responsible for development of Vertex's cell therapy production platforms and will participate in development of advanced cell processing and culture systems. The Cell Therapy Process Development Engineer/Scientist will work closely with the Research and Development, Manufacturing and Quality Systems teams to meet program milestones. The position will be based in Boston, MA and may require periodic travel to Vertex's device production laboratories in Providence, RI,Key Responsibilities:Support the development of robust, scaled platform for pluripotent stem cell expansion/directed differentiation and other cell typesExecute on cell isolation, purification, separation and formulation protocols and technologies in support of product development from clinical to commercial scale.Apply DOE/QBD principals to process characterization, establish process parameters, and contribute to CMC sections of regulatory filingsParticipate in technology transfer to manufacturing and provide training for GMP productionOther duties:Support the drafting and review study protocol and reports, ensure data integrityPrepare and present data summaries as appropriateMedia and materials prepRequired qualifications:Bachelor's degreein Life Sciences,in bio-engineering, or related discipline with minimum4+years of relevant industrial work, orMaster'sdegreein Life Sciences,in bio-engineering, or related discipline with minimum0-2years of relevant industrial workProcess development experience in a bio-pharmaceutical setting working with interdisciplinary and cross-cultural teamsExperience working with cell processing devices and bioreactorsAbility to communicate effectively with a diverse range of scientists and engineersPreferred qualifications:Experience in stem cell expansion and differentiationPrior experience with 50+ liter mammalian cell culture bio reactorsExperience with cell separation/selection devicesStrong knowledge of GMP requirements for cell therapy products.#LI-KW1Company InformationVertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation. Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at . Job Information Job ID: 56617516 Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Position Title: Stem Cell Process Engineering, Senior Scientific Associate At Vertex, we bring together the brightest minds in the relentless pursuit of creating transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are one of only a handful of biotechnology companies founded since 1976 that has discovered and developed four or more approved medicines in our own labs. In addition to the four medicines we've developed to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, we have ongoing research programs focused on the underlying ... Temporary Research Scientist I, Process Chemistry, High-Throughput Experimentation 2 days ago Scientist, Cell Therapy Analytical Development Scientist, Discovery Analytical Chemistry -... Mersana Therapeutics Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Obsidian Therapeutics Cambridge, MA, United States Scientist, Cell Engineering, Discovery Obsidian Therapeutics Cambridge, MA, United States Senior Scientist, Analytical Development PO Box 13975 3200 Chapel Hill Nelson Blvd., Suite 300 Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 (800) 243-6534 or (919) 549-4691

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