PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
Scientist, Upstream Process Development - Gene Therapy (Biotech)
The Scientist, Upstream Process Development (PD) – Gene Therapy actively contributes to the engineering of upstream process development activities for gene therapy vector production. This includes, but may not be limited to, cell and virus culture as well as small-scale bioreactor process DOE design and execution.
This individual contributes to the design, and actively executes, scale-up studies from pilot through full clinical and commercial scale. S/he may also function as PTC's Person in the Plant (PIP). In this capacity, s/he may provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for external, Contract Development Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs)-executed processes to ensure their proper execution. S/he interacts with downstream Process Development, Analytical Development and Manufacturing personnel to deliver high-quality and robust upstream processes in a regulated environment.
The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments and external resources as appropriate on upstream process development-related issues.
The Scientist , Upstream Process Development – Gene Therapy supports adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate.
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.
*Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.
* Travel requirements
*Physical requirements (only note if the job requires physical capacity beyond general office work)
**At PTC Therapeutics we are seeking candidates in the United States who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or who will be fully vaccinated by the time they begin the position.
PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.