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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Contribute to the design of experiments for the development and optimization of upstream biological production processes. Lead the execution of such experiments. Analyse the data from such experiments and participate in the formulation of conclusions and next steps.


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

• Execution of experimental protocols for developing/optimizing manufacturing processes.
• Contribute to the development of scalable, upstream and recovery production processes producing recombinant proteins and recombinant viruses.
• Assist in the technology transfer of developed processes to manufacturing sites.
• Trouble-shoot and maintain cell culture and fermentation systems.
• Prepare Operational and Maintenance Equipment SOPs and Development Batch Records.
• Assist on the writing and review of documentation such as Detailed Technical Plans, Technology Development Reports, and Technology Transfer Protocols.
• Train other members of the development services and manufacturing team in techniques.

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 management's assignment of essential functions.

• Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, engineering or related field with 2 plus years of relevant experience (including post-doctoral experience), MS degree in biology, biochemistry, engineering or related field with 5 plus years of related experience, BS degree in biology, biochemistry, engineering or related field with 8-10 plus years of related experience.
• Knowledge of bioprocess unit operations specifically bioreactor/fermentor operation and filtration technologies required.
• Hands on experience using cell culture and fermentation production equipment including cell stack and roller bottles, AMBR microreactors, iCELLis reactors, standard 1 to 10 L reactors like the Sartorious series, and GE SUBs, as well as centrifugation and various filtration systems.
• Knowledge and/or experience with upstream fermentation/recovery also important.
• Understanding of Design of Experiments and knowledge of JMP software highly desirable.

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment . Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.