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Strategic Scientific Advisor

Company: Eurofins Scientific
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Our Client is seeking a Strategic Scientific Advisor to join their Cell and Gene Therapy division. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to play a large part of creating a new division and having a say in the direction and resources used in developing this department. The Strategic Scientific Advisor must possess a broad knowledge about testing of biopharmaceutical products and provide technical guidance in cell and gene therapy related issues during client and regulatory agency audits. They will be participating in the development of new methods/protocols, investigations and troubleshooting of methods, evaluation of emerging technologies, and training and mentoring of junior staff. They must have as strong understanding of the viral vector but with the intention of moving into a leadership role. They will be working with the Senior Management teams to form a smooth running operation as well as communicate on a higher level with clients to provide direction. They will be reviewing incoming Biopharmaceutical, including biologics specifically for cell/gene therapy, product safety sheets and provide guidance on testing concerns. This individual will be performing independent research and present information at industry conferences and drive innovation in existing departments. They will be implementing new techniques, technologies, and instrumentation and justifying new technology by creating business plans. Developing technical training programs to strengthen staff skills and participate in any other programs as requested by management/leadership team will be part of their responsibility.

- Ph. D in Virology, Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Immunology or related field with 5 - 10 years of experience in addition to post-doctoral experience
- Masters or Ph.D in Virology, Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Immunology

- 10+ years of experience

- Candidate will possess knowledge of test methods and protocols in the viral vector sector for drug substances/drug products, cell banks, and other applicable materials

- Experience working with virus and/or cell culture specific to cell or gene therapy (ATMP) products.

- Strong scientific, computer, documentation, and organizational skills

- Excellent communication - oral and written

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Keywords: Eurofins Scientific, Lancaster , Strategic Scientific Advisor, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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