RESEARCHER - CELL THERAPY AND CULTURE
JOB NO.: 90287
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90287-AS
Working Title: Researcher - Cell Therapy and Culture
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 19, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,054 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Master's degree is required. A degree in cellular biology, microbiology, molecular biology, biochemical engineering or a closely related field is preferred. A PhD is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred experience and knowledge:
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: microbial fermentation, large scale mammalian cell culture,
viral vector production, bioreactors, or cell therapies (hESC, iPSC, MSC).
- Experience and desire to work in a highly collaborative, team-focused environment.
- Previous work experience in the biotechnology industry.
- 2+ years of experience in process development and/or manufacturing of biotherapeutics for Phase I/II
- Research and project leadership experience related to the production of biopharmaceuticals.
- Expertise in liquid chromatography, filtration and aseptic fill operations.
- Expertise in development, validation, execution, monitoring and manufacturing of novel biotherapeutics,
vaccines, and related components as well as manufacturing operations as required.
- Expertise in cGMPs and application to the process development and manufacturing of biotherapeutics or
- Experience with supervision of staff.
The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.
Waisman Biomanufacturing (WB), at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a clinical manufacturing facility that produces biotherapeutics (gene therapeutics, cell therapeutics, recombinant proteins and vaccines) for Phase I/II Human Clinical Trials in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines. Clients include clinical investigators at UW-Madison, NIH, other universities, and the biopharmaceutical industry. Waisman Biomanufacturing is located within the greater Waisman Center.
The Researcher will support translational research by serving as a subject matter expert in the areas of cell therapies and large scale cell culture. The Researcher will develop and execute cell culture and upstream manufacturing processes that support the production of clinical trial materials for Waisman Biomanufacturing and its clients.
A Criminal Background Check will be performed.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and list of references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 16 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 13 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time