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Associate Scientist Process Development

Company: Affinivax, Inc
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Affinivax is a Cambridge-based clinical stage biotechnology company with a novel, next generation approach to the development of vaccines and immunotherapies targeting infectious and other immune mediated diseases. This novel and highly efficient vaccine technology - called Multiple Antigen Presenting System (MAPS) - enables the high affinity binding of protective polysaccharides as well as proteins in a single vaccine, uniquely inducing a broad and protective B-cell and T-cell immune response.Your Role:

  • Design, manage, and execute studies relevant to process development to advance novel vaccine programs from preclinical through clinical stages.
  • Support and manage process characterization studies.
  • Analyze data from process characterization studies and author reports for internal and external submission, including regulatory agencies such as the FDA.
  • Develop new processes or improve existing processes using scientific expertise, literature review or by seeking inputs from Subject Matter Experts.
  • Provide scientific/technical expertise to develop new Biochemical/ Biophysical methods to support vaccine process development.
  • Understand project timelines/deliverables, support and coordinate cross-functional activities to achieve team and company goals.
  • Document, summarize, and present data to senior management.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required.Your Experience:
    • Masters/Bachelors in related fields such as Biochemistry/Biology/Molecular Biology/Chemical Engineering with 1+ years' experience.
    • Industry experience with process characterization, process development, scale-up experience, and assay development preferred.
    • Experience in DOE and JMP software preferred.
    • Similar experience in protein purification and chromatography experience will be considered.
    • Independent, detail-oriented, and organized with excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment as a team player with a strong work ethic.
    • Able to maintain written records in the form of laboratory notebooks.Please Note:In accordance with Affinivax's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a COVID-19 vaccine policy to protect the health of our employees and their families, our visitors, and the community at large from COVID-19. This policy requires all employees, contractors, and temporary workers, to: (1) obtain an approved vaccination and provide proof of vaccination or (2) request an accommodation for a medical or religious exemption. Our policy is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.

Keywords: Affinivax, Inc, Cambridge , Associate Scientist Process Development, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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