Background : Esco Aster is looking for a Research Assistant / Officer (RA / RO) to be a part of our process development / application / tech scouting team leveraging our proprietary bioprocessing platform that runs on Tide Motion.
Cell lines for vaccines / Viral Production that you will be working with may include Vero, MDCK, MDBK, CHO as well as other adherent cell lines for production of viruses, MABs and recombinant proteins.
Cell lines for VLPs will involve Hek 293 / 293 T cell lines for production of Virus like Particles.
The Opportunity : The RA / RO will use his / her skills in research and process development, and be a part of an enthusiastic entrepreneurial community.
This position has been designed for the individual to benefit from the resources available, conduct process development of Vaccine / Virus products, as well as being exposed to a fast-paced and exciting atmosphere.
The position will allow for the individual to acquire lateral / domain expertise and grow with the company.
The Scope : The RA / RO will perform research and process development activities in collaboration with other stakeholders (academics, corporate partners, contract research organizations, customers) relating to Vaccine / Virus process development.
He / she will also be responsible for technology scouting and evaluation of technologies, negotiation of in-licensing and collaboration agreements.
Job Responsibilities : The RA / RO will be able to work independently and in a team to work on problems of diverse scope requiring analysis of data and evaluation of identifiable factors.
He / she will develop expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts, provide detailed data, results, analyses, and summary reports to management, and recommend paths forward based on analysis.
He / she must demonstrate technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and independent thought.
The RA / RO will know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one's job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
Must have soft skills :
Ability to work independently
Experience in authoring scientific grants is preferred.
Knowledge of FDA Regulations / eu CGMP / PIC / s Directive and Guidelines preferred