For our Product Development group we are looking for a Scientist Viral Vector Process (m|f|d) based in Ulm (Sartorius Stedim Cellca GmbH). In this new role you will work in a matrix environment as a member of a highly dynamic team to develop new cell line technologies for the production of viral vectors.
What you will accomplish together with us
You provide general scientific expertise about vector design, generation and production to the team
Characterization as well molecular engineering for optimization of recombinant AAV vectors and packaging cell lines (e.g. HEK) will be part of your field of work
You will establish and optimize processes for the production of various rAAV vectors in small-scale
You plan and execute defined work packages and act as supervisor/ trainer for students and lab technicians
You will network within Sartorius group and external academic or industrial teams to ensure optimal project progress
The creation and presentation of development data is just as much a part of your area of responsibility as the continuous knowledge building in the rAAV field
What will convince us
PhD in biology, virology, biochemistry or biotechnology with a strong molecular virology/biology expertise or alternatively a master´s degree in a related field with long-term professional experience
You have several years of substantial hands-on experience in AAV vector design, generation or production
You have a strong background in culture of HEK and Vero cells in suspension and ideally a good understanding of process development and optimization for viral vectors
You have profound knowledge in vector quantification methods (qPCR, ELISA) and other assays for vector characterization
Your experience includes design of expression cassettes and ideally working with engineered capsids
You have strong communication skills to operate in an intercultural and dynamic environment
You are a good team player with high level of self-motivation and goal orientation
You have excellent oral and written communication skills in English; and German would be an asset
Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment
What we offer
Our ambition is to simplify progress in life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. So that more people can obtain access to better medicine. Nearly 11,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales locations worldwide are committed to this vision. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Do you also want to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from working with a Global Player that has kept its familiar atmosphere:Opportunity for international career development:
A global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths
Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration
Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites
Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment
Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.
We look forward to receiving your application.
We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.
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