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Danaher Corporation Senior Scientist, Cell Biology/Viral Vector in Logan, Utah

Be part of something altogether life-changing.

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you'll doThe Senior Cell Biologist will serve as technical lead and resource for the cell culture media development team. The position will focus on development of cell culture media products in support of the bioprocess and vaccine industries, and related application studies.

  • Lead the execution of media development and related projects.

  • Responsible for the design of experimental plans and study execution.

  • Analyze experimental data and prepare reports for internal and external purposes.

  • Support and mentor associates in ensuring procedures meet the company needs and results are appropriately interpreted.

  • Maintain lab notebook and training in accordance with relevant Cytiva standards and other applicable standards.

  • Conduct applications studies to generate data in support of Cytiva products.

  • Evaluate and develop new methods and technologies for cell culture R&D needs.

  • Stay current on state-of-the art cell culture technologies and advances in the development of biological drugs, vaccines, and gene therapy processes.

  • Participate and lead project-based and technical team meetings to identify and solve problems, guide work towards project goals, communicate on-going work and progress, and plan forward thinking strategies.

Who you are

  • PhD in Molecular/Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field with 5+ years hands-on industry experience in viral vector (AAV, LV) production, cell culture process development and/or manufacturing within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company.

  • Track record of working with industry relevant cell lines (e.g., CHO, HEK293, Vero, BHK).

  • Design of Experiments (DoE) experience and solid skills in statistical design and analysis.

  • Demonstrated technical writing abilities: reports, presentations and posters.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with transient transfection and viral vector production (AAV, LV).

  • Experience with multiple cell culture systems (microcarriers, perfusion, deep well plate cultures) and bioreactors.

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.

  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills.

U.S. (Country) Specific Qualifications:

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time

• Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

We offer comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision and matching 401K!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

We help you realize your life’s potential with a competitive benefits package. At Danaher, we provide a suite of benefits to support your physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Speak with your recruiter or hiring manager to learn more about country-specific offerings.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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