Kelly Services Staff Scientist - Viral Vectors, Duarte, CA in Duarte, California

Staff Scientist - Viral Vectors, Duarte, CA

Immediate opening for a Staff Scientist with Viral vector and biological product manufacturing experience to work with one of our top clients in Duarte, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a GMP facility dedicated to the translation of innovative research projects into clinical studies. Its translational science focus is to move promising novel laboratory technologies and treatments into early phase clinical studies. Proven track record of translating science to treatments and successfully supported numerous cell and gene therapy clinical studies by providing clinical-grade materials manufactured in our GMP facility. A wide spectrum of products are produced at this unique multi-product facility, including viral vectors, monoclonal and recombinant proteins, bacterial products, plasmid DNA, human embryonic stem cell (hESC) banks, hESC-derived differentiated cellular products, gene-modified stem cell and T cells. Notably, the Lentiviral vectors manufactured are instrumental in the recent break thru of CAR-T immunotherapy and have supported a large number of clinical trials. cGMP manufacturing of viral vectors to lead the viral vector production team. Provide leadership to the cGMP manufacturing activities as well as process development and optimization efforts.

Job Requirements:

Ph.D degree in field of Biological Science or Chemical Engineering field. Minimum of five (5) years of bioprocess experience in the field of viral vector and/or biological product manufacturing. Track record of accomplishments in process development and cGMP manufacturing. Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience is required. Ability to multi-task and effectively lead a team of 10 to 14 associates to complete assigned tasks and GMP campaigns. Familiar with matrix management and work effectively in a milestone-driven environment. Good organizational skills, detail oriented. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Apply Today! Questions? Call Jason at 714.971.0721

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