Associate Scientist - Molecular Biology/Protein Expression

Employer
Catalent Pharma Solutions
Location
Emeryville, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2141486908
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
Position Overview:
Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here (http://www.catalent.com/index.php/about-us/Catalent-Careers2)
Position Summary:
Catalent is seeking an Associate Scientist who will be responsible for the production and purification of antibodies to support the development of therapeutic ADC candidates. The position will be reporting to the Group Leader, Protein Sciences.
This position is based in Emeryville, CA, 94608 in the EmeryStation West campus, at 5959 Horton St., easily accessible by BART / EmeryGoRound, AMTRAK, or car (with private, secured, on-site parking provided.)
Catalent Biologics Emeryville, CA site, formerly the startup company Redwood Bioscience, has developed a proprietary approach for site-specific bioconjugation to produce next-generation antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). This technology, termed SMARTagĀ®, is based on use of the aldehyde-tag site-specific protein modification technology and Catalent's novel conjugation chemistry and proprietary, stable linkers. SMARTagĀ® is a clinical-stage technology, with its first ADC-TRPH-222-beginning Phase 1 clinical trials in 2019. The Catalent Biologics Emeryville site comprises a small, close-knit team of scientists working cross-functionally with each other to nimbly achieve our goals and milestones. We are a research site, working to develop therapeutic ADC drug candidates for clinical testing. We also continuously strive to improve and expand our technology platform. The team has a focus on publishing results and contributing to the exciting and dynamic field of bioconjugation and drug conjugates.
Catalent Pharma Solutions is the leading provider of pharmaceutical development services, drug delivery technologies, manufacturing, packaging, and product commercialization services to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. We employ over 15,000 people in more than 40 facilities worldwide with reported annual revenues of approximately $1.8 billion. At Catalent, we take pride in providing a shared commitment to build employee capability, and foster a culture of inclusion, where talent and potential are unleashed, and where employees are committed and engaged to achieve results.
Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.
The Role:
- Maintain cell lines and cell culture equipment for protein production;
- Produce proteins to the needs of both internal and external programs using transient or stable transfection;
- Medium and/or high throughput antibody gene cloning;
- DNA sequence analysis and modification with commercial software;
- Antibody purification using FPLC;
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as a high degree of personal and professional integrity while interacting with internal and external stakeholders;
- Contribute to multi-disciplinary teams;
- Meet project deadlines;
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment and deliver high quality results;
- Ability to adapt to changing situations while providing ideas and solutions;
The Candidate:
- BS in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related discipline with 8+ years of additional research experience; or MS in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related discipline with 3+ years of additional research experience;
- The candidate must have significant DNA cloning/molecular biology experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
- Strong preferred experience in cell culture / cell line maintenance experience in the biopharmaceutical industry strong preferred, protein purification experience (such as with an AKTA FPLC), Antibody discovery experience, experience of stable cell line generation, antibody characterization and protein engineering, and transient transfection for protein expression,
- Proven track record of problem solving, data management, strong communication skills, and the ability to collaborate within multidisciplinary teams and establishing and meeting production goals that consistently meet quality requirements is essential;
Position Benefits:
- Opportunity to work with a growing department with high visibility to Senior Leadership
- Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
- 19 days of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidays
- Generous 401K match
- Great team working environment
Leadership Competencies for Performance and Development
- Leads with Integrity and Respect
- Delivers Results
- Demonstrates Business Acumen
- Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
- Champions Change
- Engages and Inspires
- Coaches and Develops
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.
C atalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.
Catalent = Catalyst + Talent
Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if...
- You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).
- You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year - more than any branded drug maker in the world!
- You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.
- You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.
- You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking (https://catalent.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External) for YOU!
- See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuUGqEwwnH7hBwFlrsfSOH_raQHu4hOBK) .

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