Kelly Services Process Development Associate in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Kelly Scientific is looking for experienced Process Development Associate for a Direct Hire Analytical opportunity in Gaithersburg, MD to support the development, characterization, and tech transfer of processes to manufacture purified lentiviral vectors used for pre-clinical and clinical gene therapy products

Background/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in the life sciences with 3-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous experience performing assays and methods needed to support Lentiviral vector characterization (ELISA, Flow Cytometry, qPCR, SDS-PAGE, Western-blot, HPLC, Particle analysis, Host cell protein detection, Total Protein and Nucleic acid quantitation methods, etc.)

  • Experience developing, qualifying , and troubleshooting assays and analytical methods in GxP environments.

  • Experience in method validation and technical writing.

  • Perform routine adherent and suspension based cell culture to support cell based assays and Lentiviral vector production, as needed.

  • Superb documentation and organizational skills, often providing summaries and generating development reports to support technical transfer to Manufacturing and Quality Control departments.

  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products

  • Experience with late stage product development, application of QbD principles, as well as statistical design of experiments with JMP software is a plus.

  • Weekend and holiday work may be required as needed to maintain cell culture vessels or set up assays.

Please apply if qualified!

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