Principal Scientist, Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) - New York

New York, New York Permanent USD100,000 - USD140,000 per year
  • Guide ADC process development and purification at innovative GMP lab.
  • Join fast-growing CDMO with advanced manufacturing facility.

About Our Client

Founded in 2022 in the U.S., my client boasts a decade of global expertise. Their comprehensive cGMP biologics capabilities cater to both large and small companies. Pioneering the next phase of drug development and manufacturing, their state-of-the-art U.S. facilities reflect cutting-edge innovation. Experiencing rapid growth in the past 8 months, they are expanding to create a cutting-edge ADC lab space and manufacturing suite, specializing in late-stage large-scale production.

Job Description

  • Spearhead the establishment of a cutting-edge ADC lab, focusing on bioconjugation, conjugation chemistry, process development, purification, and technology transfers.
  • Assist in designing the lab space, including the procurement of equipment and tools essential for the conjugation process.
  • Drive and implement strategies for ADC process development, optimizing bioconjugation techniques and purification processes to ensure top-tier product quality and yield.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless tech transfer from development to manufacturing, adhering to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Contribute to the tech transfer process to the manufacturing group.
  • Provide technical expertise, guidance, and mentorship to junior team members, cultivating an environment of continuous learning and growth.
  • Serve as a key liaison with clients, supporting technical discussions and contributing to the successful execution of ADC manufacturing projects.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific fields, with a minimum of 4 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience, particularly in ADCs.
  • Alternatively, possess an M.S. or B.S. with 6-9 years of industry experience.
  • Demonstrate proven expertise in bioconjugation, conjugation chemistry, and purification processes relevant to ADC development and manufacturing.
  • Bring extensive experience in establishing and optimizing processes for ADC manufacturing, tech transfers, and scale-up activities.
  • Showcase a robust understanding of regulatory requirements governing ADC development and manufacturing, including adherence to GMP guidelines.
  • Exhibit excellent leadership and communication skills, thriving in collaborative multidisciplinary team environments.

What's on Offer

  • Attractive base salary in a competitive package
  • Contribute to shaping the ADC GMP lab space
  • Opportunity for personal growth while building the ADC function
  • On-site position in the heart of Central New York
  • Access to cutting-edge manufacturing facilities and labs
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Key role in driving the company's ambitious expansion efforts
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Life Sciences
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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
New York
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