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NewLink Genetics
2503 South Loop Drive, Suite 5100
Ames, IA  50010
Job Title:
Research Associates in Vaccine Production
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Full Time
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Job Description:
We are seeking two Research Associates in Vaccine Production to join our current good manufacturing practice, cGMP, organization. The Research Associates in Vaccine Production will participate in cancer vaccine production regulated by the FDA. Responsibilities: Work in an environmentally controlled facility for the production of anticancer vaccines for ongoing clinical trials Scale-up, harvest, formulate, and fill, mammalian cells as defined by standard operating procedure (SOPs) and batch production records (BPRs) Perform aseptic cell culture operations in ISO 5 biosafety cabinets Maintain equipment and facility used for cGMP manufacturing processes Perform process characterization/development studies to ensure manufacturing procedures are well characterized and robust Create, revise, and update, cGMP documentation as required
Job Qualifications:
Qualifications: Knowledge in cell biology and cell culture techniques Knowledge in aseptic technique Strong attention to detail Self motivated Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel Strong people skills and the ability to work as a member of a team Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree in Life Sciences or 4+ years of proven work experience in a related field strongly preferred Experience in aseptic techniques associated with culturing cells a plus We offer a diverse workforce with a competitive salary and benefit package.