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PD Scientists (REQ#: 17-003 and 17-007)

Jecho Laboratories, Frederick, Maryland

Position Description:
Jecho Laboratories, Inc. (Jecho) is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutic biologics, including therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, immunotoxins, and vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases as well as treatment of cancer. The company headquarter is located in Frederick Maryland, USA.

REQ# 17-003
We are seeking a Process Development Scientist to join our R&D team in Frederick, MD. Qualified individuals will play an important role in upstream process development for bio-therapeutics. The candidate must work independently on experiment design, data analysis, summary and report. The candidate is expected to be well organized, multi-functional and self-motivated.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform literature search and design experiment with sound scientific rational and logics.
  • Independently design and conduct experiment for upstream process development.
  • Design and conduct assays including but not limited to SDS-PAGE, Western blot, ELISA, HPLC and other assays.
  • Assist tech transfer activity such as providing operation parameters, writing technical report and perform tech transfer.
  • Generate, evaluate, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with colleagues in other departments for developing a robust, high purity/yield, economic and scalable recombinant production process.
  • Write scientific proposal, progress report to support the corporate goal.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biological science, biotech/bioengineering or other related areas. 1-2 years' experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology field.
  • Strong hands on experience of recombinant biologic products expression in mammalian cell culture, cloning and scale up in bioreactor.
  • Diverse knowledge and experience in various relevant areas, including but not limited to molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, and others.
  • Capable of performing multiple functions in a fast-paced environment. Strong technical protocol/report writing and good presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent record keeping abilities to adequately record and to keep documents in support of drug development and approval.
  • GMP experience is a plus. Aware of general FDA regulatory requirements associated with biological approval for human use.
  • Skillful on basic computer software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

REQ# 17-007
We are seeking a Process Development Scientist to join our R&D in Frederick, MD. Qualified individuals will play a leading role in process development for bio-therapeutics. The candidate will work independently on experiment design, data analysis, summary and report. The candidate is expected to be well organized, multi-functional and self-motivated.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform literature search and design experiments and processes with sound scientific rationale.
  • Independently design and conduct experiments in process development - fermentation, cell culture, and/or purification.
  • Design and conduct assays including but not limited to SDS-PAGE, Western blot, ELISA, HPLC.
  • Perform tech transfer activities such as writing tech transfer reports and conducting tech transfer runs.
  • Generate, evaluate, and maintain scientific data in a highly organized manner.
  • Supervise junior PD staff.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with colleagues in other departments.
  • Write scientific proposals, progress reports and scientific publications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences, biotech/bioengineering or other related areas. 2+ years of working experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology field.
  • Strong hands on experience with process development of recombinant biologic products expressed in bacterial/mammalian cells. Working knowledge with bioreactors, chromatographic systems and other process and analytical instrumentation is a plus.
  • Diverse knowledge and experience in various relevant areas, including but not limited to molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, and others.
  • Capable of performing multiple functions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent record keeping abilities to adequately record process development activities.
  • Understanding of general FDA regulatory requirements associated with biological approval for human use. GMP experience is a plus.

Jecho offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

To Apply:
Please submit resumes to hr@Jechoinc.com.

Jecho is an equal opportunity employer.