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Scientist

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies.

 

The Scientist will lead or support mammalian and microbial cell culture process development leading to commercialization of recombinant therapeutic proteins. They will plan and execute cell culture studies in laboratory with minimal supervision.

 

In addition the Scientist will develop robust cell culture processes by performing medium optimization, process optimization and manufacturing suitability.

 

Other duties:

  • Design and perform scale-up studies using engineering principles
  • Lead technology transfer of clinical products to internal or external clinical manufacturing sites
  • Perform manufacturing activities at the internal clinical manufacturing site as needed
  • Interact with CMO’s and provide technical leadership. 
  • Support manufacturing deviation investigations as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Author technical reports for documentation of development and tech transfer activities
  • Lead a compliant laboratory operation in accordance with SOPs, internal procedures and policies

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or other science related field of study with 6 years of experience in biopharmaceutical/biotech industry. OR Masters with minimum 4 of years or PhD with no industry experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with design and execution of cell culture studies in support of process development for mammalian and/or microbial products

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • MS/PhD or Post-doctoral training in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or in a related life-sciences field
  • 5+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical/biotechnology industry
  • Direct participation in a biologics product commercialization
  • Experience with harvest and purification unit operations
  • Experience with automated high-throughput cell culture systems and integrated analytics
  • Thorough understanding of biology, biochemistry and molecular biology related to recombinant DNA products
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory or pilot scale bioreactors
  • Familiarity with the cGMP principles and how these apply to process development of licensed biological products
  • Experience of authoring technical documentation and regulatory filing documents
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Function

Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Associate Director, Upstream Development and Operation

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