Process Development Associate Scientist

Process Development Associate Scientist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Process Development Associate Scientist to join our team.


  • Direct the technology transfer of new or updated processes to the manufacturing group. Train and mentor junior staff;
  • Lead lab studies to develop upstream or downstream manufacturing processes;
  • Implement innovative methods to improve expression technologies;
  • Maintain electronic laboratory notebooks;
  • Analyze and interpret data;
  • Generate relevant data toward publications, patent applications, and regulatory submissions;
  • Generate written reports and communicate project updates as appropriate.


  • MS Degree in Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, or related disciplines with 2+ years of relevant experience;
  • iCellis experience preferred;
  • BS Degree in Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, or related disciplines +4 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge of process development concepts for biological manufacturing; basic principles of various engineering disciplines required;
  • AKTA experience preferred;
  • Experience in biologics manufacturing preferred;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude;
  • Master’s degree in life science, chemical engineering, or related fields with 5+ years of relevant scientific experience;
  • Additional experience in any of these areas: genetic engineering, media optimization, and vector design;
  • Scientifically driven mindset and the ability to explore and develop novel technologies and approaches;
  • Proficiency using data analysis and visualization software;
  • Previous industrial hands on experience in cell culture with a focus on recombinant protein production in mammalian cells;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proactive leadership mindset;
  • Experience with automation for use in high throughput cell culture;
  • Strong understanding of cell biology, molecular biology, and protein engineering.