Fermentation Process Development RA

Job Title: Fermentation Process Development RA
Location: Redwood City, United States
Reference: 466
Contact Name: Curtis Bull
Job Published: January 15, 2020 13:13

Job Description

Fermentation Process Development RA

Position Description:

This client is seeking a Research Associate to join the Bioprocess Development team. The positions focus will be on microbial fermentation process development and primary recovery for recombinant protein production. It will include scale up, and tech transfer of enzyme product manufacturing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare fermentation experiments by performing bioreactor setup and sampling
  • Protein recovery experiments including as homogenization, centrifugation, depth filtration, microfiltration, and ultrafiltration.
  • Analyze processing samples, using biological, biochemical, and analytical chemistry assay techniques.
  • Communicate results of experiments to the Project team
  • Maintain lab notebooks, write reports and SOPs.

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years experience in development of microbial fermentation processes.
  • Experience with DSP unit operations such as homogenization, centrifugation, depth filtration, microfiltration, and ultrafiltration is a plus.
  • Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry skills including HPLC, enzyme activity assays, protein assays, etc.
  • Interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, documentation, organization, good record keeping, writing reports and SOPs.

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