Biopharmaceutical Analytical Development Scientist

Biopharmaceutical Analytical Development Scientist

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located north of Boston in Andover, MA, seeks a self-motivated scientist to support development of bio-processing analytical technology tools, with an emphasis on applying optical spectroscopy to monitoring cell-culture bioreactors for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Our goal is to develop novel analytical tools for adoption by the pharmaceutical industry. This scientist should have experience in developing new optical imaging and spectroscopic technologies or expertise in bioprocess development, or both. This position involves working with an experienced team of scientists, engineers and program managers to develop novel hardware/software solutions to address emerging technology needs in the biotech R&D and biopharmaceutical industry. A strong desire and ability to pursue independent research programs is desirable. Candidates with following credentials are encouraged to apply:

• Bioprocess analytical technology development: Prior experience developing analytical technologies for characterization of bioreactor cell culture processes.
• Bioprocess development and research: Prior experience developing and operating biomanufacturing bioreactors, cell culture skills and experimental experience handling cell cultures.
• Optical spectroscopy and imaging instrumentation: Prior experience developing optical spectroscopy instrumentation for biomedical or biochemical research, clinical and pharmaceutical applications, including hands-on skills with optical system assembly, alignment, testing, and trouble-shooting.
• PhD in Biophysics, Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Optics, or Biomedical Engineering is required. Postdoctoral or industrial research experience is highly desirable. A strong record of technical leadership documented by a record of peer-reviewed technical publications is required.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are needed.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

For a list of company benefits, visit PSI benefits.

Flexible spending accounts
Short term disability insurance
Long term disability insurance
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance