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Sanofi Group 2022 GMU Cell Culture Process Development Co-Op in Waltham, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

The Genomic Medicine Unit (GMU) CMC group at Sanofi is dedicated to the establishment of best in class manufacturing platforms to support development of life-changing advanced cell and gene therapy products, including recombinant AAV vectors and cell therapy products. This organization encompasses vector and cell line engineering, upstream and downstream process development, analytics, and clinical manufacturing support.

The cell culture process development group is responsible for viral vector production optimization and development of next generation production platforms to support high dose therapeutic products.

The successful candidate will work with his/her supervisor to design, plan and conduct cell culture experiments to investigate how process parameters modulate product quality attributes and process performance. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work both individually on cell culture experiments as well as part of the larger cell culture team to support group project work. The candidate will develop a diverse skill set in cell culture development platforms potentially including seed train development, media development, high throughput techniques, benchtop bioreactors, etc. as these skills pertain to process development. The candidate will develop an understanding of cell culture processes and how to use this understanding to address process optimization problems within the context of development, characterization, and scale-up of cell processes for AAV development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a biology, chemical or biochemical engineering, or biotech BS or MS degree program.

  • GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Logical and critical thinking skills.

  • Innovative problem solving.

  • Some familiarization with sterile technique highly preferred.

At Sanofi R&D North America, we deliver meaningful solutions for patients. We transform science into breakthrough, best-in-class and first-in-class medicines and vaccines. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce – and workplace – which brings together the collective brainpower of over 2,000 colleagues and provides you with an exciting place to grow and develop. We set the bar high, and we deliver. Join us and together we will build on our trusted legacy of breakthroughs for society.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health.This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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