• location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $53 - $57.68 per hour

job description


Job Title: Scientist II

Position Description

  • Participate in design, manage and execute testing and studies pertaining to vaccine manufacturing, formulation and/or bioanalytics for vaccine products at all stages of development.
  • Coordinate information exchange between both in-house and 3rd party vendors for testing.
  • Participate in the development of and execute assays as needed. These include, but are not limited to immunoassays such as ELISA, AlphaLISA, Neutralization Assays, OCTET, MSD and Luminex.
  • Participate in the creation and review of necessary SOPs and development reports.
  • Participate in the development of presentations of scientific data
Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development, qualification, documentation, and transfer of assays.
  • Compile data, document results in electronic notebooks, and author reports summarizing experimental results for both real-time and accelerated studies.
  • Draft method development reports, SOPs, and transfer protocols.
  • Coordinate efforts between different internal and external teams such as Process Development, Bio-analytical, Formulation and Preclinical.
  • Assume all aspects of testing including sample cataloging, submission, analysis and collection of results.
  • Perform statistical analyses on compiled data as needed and author reports for distribution and/or presentation to project teams.
  • Operate and perform maintenance of lab instrumentation.
  • Implementations and develop drafts of new methods and technologies for project advancement.
  • Participate in collaborations with contract testing organizations (CTOs).
  • Write and maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks.
Position Requirements

  • MS in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 2+ years industry experience, or a BS with a minimum of 4+ years industry experience.
  • Knowledge and skills in microbiology and immunology.
  • Training and experience in Design of Experiments and other statistical methodologies.
  • Current knowledge in vaccine literature and basic science related to vaccine development.
  • Strong math skills required. Working knowledge of statistical models for DOE, and familiarity with JMP is highly desirable.
  • Remain well versed in regulatory requirements to assure appropriate design and execution of vaccine manufacture and toxicology studies via services of CMO and CROs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented, able to effectively prioritize, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.
  • Good time and project management skills, ability to oversee several projects simultaneously.
  • Comply with Company safety practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Exhibit and promote Company Core Competencies.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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