Who We Are: MilliporeSigma is the North American life science brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – a leading science and technology company. It offers a broad range of innovative products and services to biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies businesses. Through dedicated collaboration with the scientific and engineering communities, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the life science tools industry, the brand serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science.
Your role: The Cell Line Development and Engineering group at MilliporeSigma is seeking a motivated professional with knowledge and experience in molecular biology, recombinant protein expression systems and mammalian cell culture processes to work with a group of scientists focused on the development and optimization of therapeutic protein expression platforms.
Who you are: The R&D Scientist is responsible for assisting in the development and optimization of products and strategies that increase the efficiency of high r-protein producing cell lines for biopharmaceutical applications. The principal duties and responsibilities associated with this position will be to aide in the design and execution of research experiments focused on improving CHO host cells and expression systems for the generation of high producing stable cell lines used in the manufacturing of recombinant therapeutic proteins.
- B.S or M.S. in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or closely related sciences with 1+ years research and development experience in industry or academia.
- Experience with standard mammalian cell culture techniques including thawing, freezing, subculturing, transfection and single cell cloning.
- Experience with standard molecular biology skills including DNA purification, molecular cloning, genomic and plasmid DNA purification, RNA isolation, PCR and RT-PCR.
- Competency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and statistical software packages.
- General physical screen and ability to work in a research laboratory setting with standard PPE.
What we offer: Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.
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