Scientist I/II, Cell Line Development & Process Development

Job Description:
Bluefin Biomedicine is looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our aggressive, fast paced company in the role of Scientist I/II, Antibody Discovery. The individual will report to the Director of Antibody Discovery and Upstream Process Development, joining a team of dedicated scientists engaged in developing therapeutic antibodies to novel cancer antigens. The successful candidate should have a good understanding of clinical cell line development and bioprocess development as well as strong communication skills.

 • Contribute to establishment of a cell line development platform
 • Generate clinical-grade cell lines
 • Recommend suitable analytical tools
 • Implement a fed-batch development platform
 • Explore and implement bench-scale bioreactor models
 • Guide improvement of existing expression vectors
 • Conduct other hands-on laboratory work that supports general research activities in a dynamic, fast paced environment driven by tight milestones
 • Maintain accurate experimental documentation/work records/physical inventory
 • The scientist will work with project teams to provide intermediate samples for evaluation. There will be multiple, concurrent projects so the ability to multi-task efficiently and the ability to function as a collaborative team player are essential.

 • Degree in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or equivalent. Ph.D. with 3 or more years of experience or M.S. with 12 or more years of experience
 • Excellent hands-on cell culture skills including process development
 • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including documentation and record-keeping are essential
 • Experience with biologics drug discovery work flows, manufacturing standards, and regulatory requirements is a plus
 • Demonstrated effective managerial experience is a plus
 • Previous participation on team-oriented projects will be beneficial

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: commensurate with education and experience

If interested in applying for this position, please email us your cover letter and resume (as one document) to