Scientist II Cell Culture Media Formulation
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: November 15, 2020
Job Description Job Title: Scientist II Cell Culture Media
Formulation Requisition ID: 122404BR When you're part of the team
at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping
customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment
or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world
impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information: Frederick, MD - Executive
Way - Biosciences Division How will you make an impact? The
position is a member of Life Sciences Group R&D team
responsible for developing novel technologies under the GIBCO
brand. What will you do? The individual will work directly with the
members of the Cell Biology R&D team to support on-going
projects within the Thermo Fisher product commercialization process
with future growth opportunity for independent project leadership.
The successful candidate will possess relevant cell biology skills
and an innovative mindset focused around cell culture media
development, protein expression, purification and characterization.
Strong organizational skills will be necessary to support the
culture media development needs arising from multiple projects.
Ability to multitask and maintain a results-oriented focus is
essential. Media formulation experience, including batch record
development and execution, as well as formulation scale-up,
break-point analysis, guard-banding and shelf-life stability are
required. Experience performing cell culture on small- and
large-scale cultures is strongly preferred The candidate will be
required to maintain accurate lab notebooks and training files in
accordance with relevant Thermo Fisher required standards to
support patent application and defense as well as other
international standards (e.g., ISO compliance, GLP/GMP
requirements, etc.) Typical requirements will include preparing and
presenting experimental data summaries and protocol writing.
Perform literature searches related to products under development.
Work with customers to provide R&D support on technical issues.
Interact with scientists in other business units to troubleshoot
problems and identify new opportunities. The successful candidate
will make contributions to scientific literature and conferences
and comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. How
will you get here? Bachelors/Master's degree plus 3-5 years
relevant academic or industry experience in cell culture media
formulation or related chemical formulation experience. Experience:
* Demonstrated expertise in the design, development, formulation
and scale-up tech transfer of serum-free culture media for
mammalian and/or insect growth and protein expression * Maintaining
mammalian and insect cell cultures * Metabolic profiling of
cellular process to optimize media/feed formulations, protocols *
Demonstrated track record of completing tasks within established
timelines * Solid technical writing skills * Excellent time
management skills and multi-tasking capabilities * Excellent
organizational skills * Strong verbal and written communication
skills and the ability to interpret, summarize, and present
scientific results in a clear, concise, accurate manner to both
technical and non-technical audiences. * Demonstrated ability to
generate new ideas, achieve results and solve problems. At Thermo
Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a
unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular
mission--enabling our customers to make the world healthier,
cleaner and safer. Apply today! Thermo Fisher Scientific is an
EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or
any other legally protected status.
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