Sanofi Group Research Associate GMU CMC Cell Culture Process Development in Waltham, Massachusetts
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, lentiviral vectors and cell therapy products.This organization encompasses vector and cell line engineering, upstream and downstream process development, analytics, and clinical manufacturing support.
Thecell culture processdevelopment group is responsible forviralvector productionoptimization and development of next generation production platforms to support high dose therapeutic products. The group is seeking a motivatedResearch Associateto join the team.
Support theexecutionand data analysis forviral vectorproductionprocess developmentexperiments.
Workwith risk group 2infectious materials, follow safe lab procedures and maintain good laboratory practices (GLPs).
Contribute to technical reportsandprotocols.
Support maintenance of facility infrastructure and management of assay reagent, control and standard inventories, as well as other support requirements.
Collaborate with team to identify areas for improved operational excellence.
Stay updated on new, relevant technologies and published literature tosupportinnovation within the group.
Support new technology evaluations to increase product yield and process understanding.
Communicate effectively with teams.
Display sound technical judgement.
Perform weekend and holiday work to support on-going lab activities.
*Basic Qualifications: *
Bachelor’s degree in biological scienceor engineeringdiscipline.
Knowledgeand understandingofcell cultureand viral vector production systems.
Understanding of key test performance indicators, monitoring and trending of data.
Ability to stand and work with lab bench equipment.
Goodorganizational, recordkeeping, and communicationskills.
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience with cell culture techniques with strong understanding of aseptic operations.
Motivated and self-directed withcommitment to meet aggressive timelines.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
Abilityto work under moderate supervision and function within a collaborative/team-orientedenvironment.
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