IIT - Kharagpur -Invitation to Biocon for the Campus Recruitment Programme 2021-2022

IIT - Kharagpur -Invitation to Biocon for the Campus Recruitment Programme 2021-2022

Position: Senior Scientist/Principal Scientist, Downstream Process

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Execute bench-level purification experiments in AKTA Pure, AKTA Avant, AKTA Crossflow and Cogent µ
  • Day-to-day operation of downstream process such as Separation, Capture, purify, Polish, viral filtration concentrate, final filtration and in-process analytics using SoloVPE and other equipment
  • Preparation of Buffers and stock solutions as required
  • Support upkeep of lab instrumentation through daily calibration, PM, and coordination with vendor for resolution of issues
  • Document experimental data into eLN following ALCOA principles. Compile data into presentations and prepare technical reports.  
  • Drafting and revision of protocols for preparation of Buffers and for process unit operations
  • Troubleshoot experiments and assist in designing experiments based on historical data
  • Literature survey of relevant techniques, processes, and guidelines
  • Maintain inventory, quality, compliance, safety, and lab space through active engagement in accordance with relevant lab procedures

Degree in life sciences or Technology such as biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, biotechnology or closely related field

Required Experience

  • Relevant experience in renowned biopharmaceutical companies
  • Experience in Chromatography (AKTA Avant, AKTA Pure or similar), Filtration, TFF systems (Manual and automatic), Depth filtration, etc
  • Experience in Liquid Handling Systems
  • Experience in relevant application software such as UNICORN
  • Thorough understanding of the theory and techniques
  • Experience in recombinant protein purification from mammalian cells
  • Ability to comply with and proactively mitigate quality/regulatory risks
  • Ability to communicate ideas, concepts, and present
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills