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Senior Research Scientist
Biotherapeutic Purification/Downstream Processing
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Providing leadership in antibody purification, including designing, planning and executing experiments, either independently or in collaboration with teammates
  • Establishing and optimizing protocols for antibody purification/downstream processing operations, including high throughput and bench-scale production
  • Engaging with multiple teams to build optimal solutions for challenges in antibody purification and production, including developing process steps to clear impurities and maximize product yield
  • Solving problems at a high level
  • Training, mentoring, and supervising members of a dynamic team
  • Liaising with CMC teams and other partners, communicating project updates and deliverables
  • Developing and implementing standard operating procedures
  • Organizing, supporting, and collaborating with team members to meet project deliverables and timelines
  • You are a creative problem solver and fast learner who believes in team work to tackle the most challenging scientific problems
  • You are self-motivated and have the initiative and drive to meet goals under tight project timelines
  • You think critically, are curious and want to explore new technologies, opportunities and integrate automation to improve the antibody production workflow and process
  • A PhD in Biological and/or Chemical Sciences (Biochemistry, or other relevant fields) and 8+ years of experience, including 5+ years of experience in industry
  • Extensive experience in protein purification and downstream processing technologies, including IMAC/HIC/IEX Chromatography and Tangential Flow Filtration
  • Great interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Strong knowledge of protein expression/upstream processes using transient and/or stable mammalian cell culture systems (HEK, CHO)
  • Experience developing processes for robustness, scale-up and CMC progression is desired
  • Knowledge of analytical technology like SEC, light scattering and thermal denaturation is an asset
  • Experience with high-throughput protein expression and purification or automation is an asset
  • A strong data analysis skill set and the ability to interpret, communicate, and document large data sets
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
AbCellera Biologics
Company Overview
AbCellera Biologics is a biotechnology company that develops antibody therapeutics to improve patient outcomes.