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Danaher Corporation Cell Therapy Process Development Scientist in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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 do

  • Perform process and product development functions for customer-facing and R&D projects, including project scoping, budget and timeline generation, laboratory oversight, experiment planning, execution, analysis, documentation, SOP preparation, reporting, and recommendations. Eventually lead customer-facing projects from start to finish with minimal support.

  • Lead discussions with external partners and customers to understand needs for developing custom cell and gene therapy processes and products and effectively communicate project results

  • Work in a collaborative team of scientists to execute lab-based studies focused on closed systems and automated tools and technologies for scale-up and scale-out for cell therapy manufacturing development. Includes CAR T workflow, blood processing, gene transduction, flow cytometry, and other cell biology analytics.

  • Demonstrate continuous integrity, credibility, and positivity and motivate others to do the same. Be a positive example for technical staff and provide formal and informal mentoring to team members.

  • Use data-driven problem-solving techniques to drive effective communication across the organization and leadership team.

  • Continuously grow and adapt in a fast-moving field to keep yourself and the organization at the forefront of the cell and gene therapy and regenerative medicine. Identify, evaluate, and recommend new and existing technologies to improve cell therapy manufacturing workflows.

  • Provide technical expertise in cell and gene therapy across the organization, including guidance and training of technical staff.

Who you are

  • Ph.D. with 0+ years of experience, MS with 5+ years of experience, or BS with 8+ years of experience with a degree in biological sciences

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: bioprocess development, cell or molecular biology, gene engineering, viral vectors, pluripotent stem cells and derived progeny, hematopoietic stem cells, immune cells, or mesenchymal stromal cells

  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture

  • Demonstrated ability to independently design experiments and lead a small team in experiment execution and data analysis

  • Strong English written and oral communication

  • Independent, detail-oriented, self-starter

  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

    • Preferred qualifications
  • 2+ years industry experience in cell and gene therapy or regenerative medicine

  • Experience with closed and automated cell therapy manufacturing equipment

  • Hands-on experience with blood-derived immune cell populations

  • Strong skills in statistical design and analysis

  • Expertise with CAR T manufacturing, flow cytometry, cell killing assay, infectious titer assay, ddPCR

  • Familiarity with the applicable regulatory frameworks and requirements for cell and gene therapy, such as cGMP, ISO, or medical device development

  • When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 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 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.

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

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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