15 days old

Scientist, Development Analytics

San, CA

Primarily responsible for assay/method development and testing research samples generated by Process Development functional team. Also responsible for conducting lab experiments and data management to complete the project tasks.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Develops, optimize, and validate analytical assays for a variety of vaccine candidates.
Troubleshoots issues related to the process and product development.
Develop methods for various analytical assays as needed
Works cross-functionally with upstream, downstream and cell line development group for assay optimization.
Designs experiment, analyzes results, optimizes sample processing and quantification methods.
Provides technical strategies for identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing the selection of appropriate technologies.
Supports the process development team with sample testing, and troubleshooting.
Handles multiple projects and deliver results to team in a timely manner.
Guides/trains junior level associates.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.

Masters degree in biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, or related discipline required and Ph.D. degree is preferred.
Minimum of 3 years' assay/method development experience with a M.S degree or 1 years experience with Ph.D. degree.
Ability to think creatively to solve complex problems.
Experience in analytical method development and testing including RP-HPLC, Ion exchange HPLC required.
Immunoassay method development (ELISA/Gyrolab/HCP) experience required.
Cell culture and Capillary Electrophoresis experience preferred.
Molecular biology (qPCR, RT-PCR) preferred.
Protein characterization experience is a plus.
Open-minded and detail oriented.
Strong trouble shooting and data analysis skills.
Team member with the desire to include ideas and information from other team members in a timely manner to draw scientific conclusions.
Hands-on experience with state-of the-art methods and instrumentation to support method development.
Excellent organizational skills, proven collaboration skills, learning agility, conceptual and strategic thinking, and passion for results.
Good writing and communication skills.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-05

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Scientist, Development Analytics

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
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