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University of Colorado Sr. Scientist - Process Development/Operations in Aurora, Colorado

Official Title: Sr. Professional Research Assistant or Research Associate

  • Working Title: Senior Scientist – Process Development/Operations*

  • School of Medicine – Gates Biomanufacturing Facility*

  • Position # 00050225*



The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Position Summary:

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF) located on the University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking an experienced Senior Scientist. As a part of the Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology, GBF serves as a development and manufacturing organization for the University of Colorado, UCHealth and Children’s Hospital of Colorado as well as industry-based partners. The Gates Biomanufacturing Facility is dedicated to the development and manufacture of novel biological and cell/gene therapies to support early phase human clinical trials.

The Senior Scientist will develop and lead process and/or analytical development and operational activities related to therapeutic protein manufacturing. This is an open rank recruitment that will be filled at the Sr. Professional Research Assistant or Research Associate level depending on the educational and experience level of the selected candidate.

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Examples of Work Performed:

  • Lead Development and Tech-transfer of protein manufacturing processes including experimental design, data analysis and interpretation

  • Lead scale-up of protein manufacturing processes to the cGMP suites

  • Lead analytical method development for in-process, release and characterization assays

  • Author and Review Development and Production Reports and CMC sections of INDs

  • Lead technical teams to meet project expectations related to timelines, budget, and quality

  • Provide exceptional communication and customer service to users of the facility

  • Work in a professional and collaborative manner with coworkers and prospective user

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

/ /Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical Science or other relevant field.OR *Bachelor’s Degreeand* 8 years of relevant experience

  • Significant protein-related process, formulation and/or analytical method development experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • A team-oriented, self-starter capable of operating independently in a start-up environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD and 5 years of experience in protein process and/or analytical development

  • Subject matter expert in multiple process, formulation and/or analytical development areas

o E. coli based protein process development, including fermentation, refolding and chromatography

o Analytical method development experience including chromatography and host-cell protein

  • IND/BLA CMC section authoring experience

  • Management, Team leader or Mentoring experience

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Sr. Scientist - Process Development/Operations

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16758