Senior Manager, R&D
- Dr. Erwin P. Gianchandani
- Tue, 31 May 2011 05:32PM EDT
This is an excellent opportunity for a scientist to work in and manage a critical area of late stage preclinical development.
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Title: Senior Manager, R&D
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
This is an excellent opportunity for a scientist to work in and manage a critical area of late stage preclinical development. The Manager/Senior Manager R&D will lead several scientists who are responsible for vector engineering and generating mammalian manufacturing cell line candidates with our partners in Biopharmaceutical Development. The candidate will have a thorough understanding of processes of industrial cell line development for the production of antibodies or other therapeutic proteins as well as a solid background in both molecular and cell biology. Previous experience with management of a small group and an understanding of the basic regulatory requirements for the production of manufacturing cell lines will be critical. The candidate must be able to motivate and lead a group of scientists with diverse backgrounds, translating ideas in order to gain efficiencies in the cell line development process, and represent this function at project team meetings. The Research Manager will need to possess superb personal and project organizational skills and be able to effectively communicate ideas and work practices.
Knowledge of the drug discovery and development process and familiarity of the regulatory requirements for mammalian cell line development
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Job Code: 14511-R341817P
Strong managerial skills, with current responsibility for leading a small group of cell line engineering scientists in the biopharmaceutical industry
Demonstrated achievement in the manipulation of mammalian cell lines at the molecular level to realize host cell improvements
Strong interpersonal skills which allow productive interactions across departments and MedImmune global sites
B.S. 13+, M.S. 10+, Ph.D. with 4 or more years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and a degree in molecular or cell biology or related discipline
Experience with automation, including ClonePix and FACS, and liquid handlers would be highly desirable