Batavia Biosciences is a CDMO specializing in the development and manufacture of viral and vector-based vaccines for global health. With sites in Leiden, The Netherlands and Woburn, USA, the company actively participates in major global health initiatives where we collaborate with funding organizations like BMGF, PATH, CEPI and IAVI, Innovative biotech, large pharma and developing country vaccine manufacturers to help bring more affordable vaccines to the market. We have a strong internal focus on developing unique technologies and know-how that can be applied to further our goal of accelerating development of low-cost vaccines.
We are looking for a Scientist experienced in downstream processing for viral vectors to join our Viral Vector Process Development team in Woburn, MA.
The person will join a multi-functional team responsible for all aspects of viral vector process development from generation of the viral vector pre-Master Virus Seeds to development of the upstream and downstream manufacturing process, development of the analytical assays, preparation of GMP documentation and tech transfer, either to our Leiden GMP facility or to a partner such as a developing country vaccine manufacturer.
The downstream development group is responsible for development of GMP grade processes for a range of viral and vector-based vaccines including AAV, Adenovirus, VSV, CMV and Lentivirus using cell lines including VERO, MRC-5 and HEK293. A close collaboration within the team between upstream, downstream, vector generation and analytical personnel is required. Additionally, there will be close collaboration with the Netherlands site as projects may be run over both locations.
In our startup culture, the ideal candidate will show entrepreneurial spirit, independence and ability to take strategic, calculated risks to guarantee efficient progression of the projects and help build the team and the US operations. This innovator will be motivated by assessing and implementing new manufacturing technologies to keep Batavia ahead of the competition. Agility, flexibility and will to contribute to projects that have a strong impact on global health are key components of the culture of Batavia Biosciences.
You will join a stimulating and international team working in a highly collaborative environment within global consortia. As part of this group, personal as well as scientific growth are encouraged and developed. In this position, you will report to the Director of Viral Vector Process Development.
Please send applications to Mrs. Ingrid van Aarle, HR Manager, by e-mail email@example.com.