Principal Scientist, Antibody Drug Conjugation - CDMO - NY

New York, New York Permanent USD110,000 - USD150,000 per year
  • Join rapidly growing CDMO with state of the art manufacturing facility
  • Lead process development and purification of ADCs at new GMP lab

About Our Client

My client was newly founded in the United States in 2022 with the global parent company operating for the past decade. They have a full suite of cGMP biologics capabilities for both large and small companies. Their United States facilities are state of the art and pioneering the next phase of drug development and manufacturing. With rapid growth over the past 8 months, they are building out a state of the art ADC lab space and manufacturing suite, offering late stage large scale production.

Job Description

  • Lead the establishment of a state-of-the-art ADC lab, focusing on bioconjugation, conjugation chemistry, process development, purification, and technology transfers.
  • Help design the lab space in terms of purchasing equipment and tools needed for conjugation process
  • Drive and execute strategies for ADC process development, optimizing bioconjugation techniques, and purification processes to ensure the highest product quality and yield.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless tech transfer from development to manufacturing, while adhering to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Contribute to tech transfer process to manufacturing group
  • Provide technical expertise, guidance, and mentor-ship to junior team members, fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth.
  • Act 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

  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific disciplines with a minimum of 4 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, specifically in ADCs.
  • M.S. or B.S. with 6-9 years of industry experience
  • Proven expertise in bioconjugation, conjugation chemistry, and purification processes related to ADC development and manufacturing.
  • Extensive experience in establishing and optimizing processes for ADC manufacturing, tech transfers, and scale-up activities.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements governing ADC development and manufacturing, including GMP guidelines.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Contribute to development of ADC GMP lab space
  • Opportunity to grow and build out ADC function
  • On-site position in Central New York
  • State of the art manufacturing facility and lab
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Relocation package
  • Pivotal role for company's aggressive expansion
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Job summary

Life Sciences
Sub Sector
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
New York
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Connor Colombo
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