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Research and Development Scientist

MilliporeSigma is building a new Novel Modalities R&D department to support cutting edge APIs in the pharma industry. With this new team, we will develop and provide the manufacturing platform for life saving drugs.


Your role:

We are hiring a Scientist for our newly created Novel Modalities R&D organization.  Reporting to the Head of Novel Modalities R&D the Scientist will develop innovative manufacturing technologies or analytical methods for antibody drug conjugates (ADC) or RNA lipid nanoparticles (LNP). 


  • Develop manufacturing technologies or analytical methods for bioconjugates (ADC) or RNA LNP
  • Understand challenges in the contract manufacturing industry and work to ensure MilliporeSigma is on the cutting edge of bioconjugation or liposomes  
  • Keep updated on product and industry knowledge and “best-in-class” manufacturing and analytical technologies
  • Demonstrate attention to detail in the execution and documentation of experimental work
  • Establish a team-based approach with other internal organizations
  • Provide timely and comprehensive written and oral communications to the team


Who You Are: 
Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology or other Scientific discipline with 3+ years laboratory experience
  • 2+ year of R&D experience
  • 2+ years’ experience of preparation process or analytical techniques for protein purification, or bioconjugates, or liposomes


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or Master’s degree with 1+ years of ADC or RNA LNP industry experience
  • Working experience in cGMP/GLP, knowledgeable about ICH and FDA guidelines
  • Hands on experience in analytical method development for Analytical Scientist, or hands on experience in scale-up to manufacturing process for Process Scientist
  • Experience with gene therapeutic is a plus
  • Knowledge of process or analytical techniques in molecular biology is a plus.
  • PAT and Automation (medium to high throughput) experience in analytical is highly desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office


Job Requisition ID:  212373
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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