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Belcan Associate Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Scientist

Job Number: 317156

Category: Biologist

Description: An Associate Scientist job in Cambridge, MA is available through Belcan. In this role you will be apart of the Oncolytic Virus PD team. You will provide process development lab support to process development operations for support and lifecycle development of a viral product.


  • Apply fundamental scientific principles to Biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes (upstream cell culture and downstream purification) including

  • Production of live viruses at both bench and pilot manufacturing scales

  • Support for a GMP manufacturing process

  • Development of novel mammalian cell culture and next generation purification steps to increase yield and process robustness


  • Bachelors Degree in Life Sciences, Biotech, Biology, or Chemistry

  • 0-2 years of experience in a Biotech/Pharma Process Development or Manufacturing Support role for drug substance manufacturing.

  • Able to apply engineering principles and statistical analysis, including design of experiments, in-order to solve processing issues and evaluate opportunities for process improvements

  • A good understanding of mammalian cell culture processes; bioreactors, metabolism profiling, influence of raw material attributes and aseptic handling.

  • A good understanding of chromatography, ultrafiltration and normal flow filtration operations.

  • Familiarity with chemical engineering principles for the scale up of unit operations from bench scale to commercial scale. Understanding process capabilities and means to achieve yield optimizations and increased efficiencies.

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Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Location: Cambridge , MA

Minimum Experience (yrs):

Required Education: Not Specified


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