1+ months

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Scientist will be a member of Drug Substance Development department within Development Services. Contribute to the design of experiments for the development and optimization of upstream biological production processes. Lead the execution of the experiments. Analyze the data and author technical reports.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities will include:
Execution of experimental protocols for developing/optimizing downstreammanufacturing processes.
Contribute to the development of scalable upstream and recovery production processes producing recombinant proteins and recombinant viruses.
Assist in the technology transfer of developed processes to manufacturing sites.
Trouble-shoot and maintain cell culture and fermentation systems.
Prepare Operational and Maintenance Equipment SOPs and Development Batch Records.
Author and/or review of documentation such as Detailed Technical Plans, Technology Development Reports, and Technology Transfer Protocols.
Train other members of the development services and manufacturing team in techniques.

Additional responsibilities will be:

Assist with lab organization and maintenance
Actively participate in 6S activities
Maintain a laboratory notebook and other relevant documentation

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.

PH.D. in biology, biochemistry, engineering or related discipline, or MS degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or related discipline with 3 plus years of related experience, or Bachelors degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or related discipline with 5 plus years of related experience.
Knowledge of bioprocess unit operations specifically column packing, purification, depth filtration, and tangential flow filtration technologies required.
Hands on experience using AKTA chromatography equipment, Tecan, and TFF systems.
Understanding of Design of Experiments and knowledge of JMP software highly desirable.

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2022-02-16 Expires: 2022-07-22

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