The BioProcess Development Department at Seattle Genetics is seeking an upper level Research Associate to execute and lead purification process development efforts for our antibody and antibody-drug conjugate programs.
Lead purification process development efforts for new molecules from platform process fit assessment through IND submission
Design and execute bench-scale chromatography and filtration development and characterization studies
Lead and execute pilot-scale purifications to support team supply and toxicology batch manufacturing
Transfer manufacturing processes to internal or external manufacturing facilities
Lead and execute viral clearance validation studies supporting all phases of development
Work with multiple functional areas and represent purification on cross-functional project teams
Author technical reports and regulatory filings
Summarize and present data in group and project team meetings and contribute to discussions and decisions
A BS or MS degree in chemistry, engineering, biochemistry, biological sciences or a related discipline
BS + 8 years or MS + 5 years of protein purification experience in the biotechnology industry
Good understanding of purification techniques and experimental design
Experience with using AKTA and Unicorn software
Experience with process scale-up and manufacturing
Strong organization, time management and problem solving, skills with attention to detail
A team player with good communication skills, desire to achieve team and individual goals
Strong technical writing and presentation skills
As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com.
Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.