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Biogen Scientist II/Sr. Scientist, ASO Formulation and Drug Product Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The ASO Drug Product group is actively seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated scientist responsible for parenteral oligonucleotide formulation development/characterizations, fill/finish process development/characterizations, technology transfer, and regulatory authoring for quickly expanding ASO pipelines and life cycle management projects in Biogen. The responsibilities include;

·Acting as the technical representative in a cross functional team to support ASO drug product formulation development/characterizations, fill/finish process development/characterizations and technology transfer

·Authoring and reviewing guideline documents, technical protocols, reports, process control strategy, risk assessments, and CMC regulatory filings for IND and marketing applications

·Driving continuous improvement in ASO formulation development process through technological advancements/innovations

·Delivering progress reports and presentations to promote management awareness and engagement of the status, progress, and future program and functional needs

·Working effectively in a highly matrixed team environment to advance programs inspire change, improve efficiency, and foster positive relationships

  • Additional Responsibilities for Sr. Scientist Level:*

·Demonstrated leadership to work with multi-functional teams and dynamic environment on a fast pace to achieve timely deliverables

·Team leader overseeing and participating in the planning, design, implementation and documentation of formulation development and fill/finish process development studies to support Biogen’s ASO drug product platform development strategy

·Supervise one or two direct reports

  • Hands-on experience in ASO or protein parenteral formulation, fill/finish process development, process characterization, technical transfers to manufacturing sites or CMOs, and DoE studies and regulatory authoring

  • Good knowledge of formulation, aseptic processing, sterility assurance, statistic modeling and regulatory filings is preferred

  • Experience in drug product regulatory strategies and agency engagement is a plus

  • Knowledge of, and hands-on experience with nanoparticle and or medical device delivery systems is a plus

  • Knowledge of and experience in oligonucleotide manufacturing is a plus

  • Strong problem solving, effective multi-functional communication skills and excellent organization skills

Education:

Scientist II: B.S.(+8-10 years), M.S.(+6-8 years), or PhD (+2-5 years) in Biotechnology, Material Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related subject area

Sr. Scientist: B.S.(+10 years), M.S.(+8 years), or PhD (+5 years) in Biotechnology, Material Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related subject area

The ASO Drug Product group is actively seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated scientist responsible for parenteral oligonucleotide formulation development/characterizations, fill/finish process development/characterizations, technology transfer, and regulatory authoring for quickly expanding ASO pipelines and life cycle management projects in Biogen.

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