Full-Time

Sr. Associate Scientist

Upstream Development for Protein Development and Manufacturing

Updated on 5/17/2024

Vaxcyte

Vaxcyte

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccines

Biotechnology

Mid

San Carlos, CA, USA

Requirements
  • BS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry/Biochemistry with 3+ years of relevant Pharma/Biotech industry experience, or MS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry/ Biochemistry with 2+ years of relevant Pharma/Biotech industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience in primary recovery unit operations such as homogenization, continuous centrifugation, and depth filtration.
  • Experience with fermentation and bioreactor operation a plus.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and data visualization techniques.
  • Ability to work under supervision in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment and collaborate effectively with other team members.
  • Eagerness and ability to learn and understand new concepts.
Responsibilities
  • Design and execute primary recovery experiments at the benchtop and pilot scale for reagents to enable cell-free protein synthesis.
  • Participate in developing scale-up/down models to support technology transfer and manufacturing activities.
  • Author SOPs (standard operating procedure) to document best practices and participate in upstream database management.
  • Analyze and present data at the project meetings.

Vaxcyte is dedicated to developing a range of high-fidelity, broad-spectrum vaccines, including VAX-24, a 24-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Leveraging advanced chemistry and the proprietary XpressCF™ cell-free protein synthesis platform, the company stands out in the biotechnology field for its targeted approach to combating serious bacterial infections. This focus on cutting-edge technology and a strong pipeline of innovative vaccine candidates makes it an exciting workplace for professionals passionate about impacting global health through scientific breakthroughs.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

25%

1 year growth

60%

2 year growth

150%