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Microbial Process Development Engineer

Company: Rise Therapeutics
Location: Rockville
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Microbial Process Development EngineerRise Therapeutics is recruiting a full-time process development engineer with a background in bacterial fermentation to work in our Rockville, Maryland laboratory. This position offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial minded scientists to advance skills and experience necessary for a successful career in the biotechnology industry. The process development scientist will carry out microbial process development projects to support the advancement of new and innovative synthetic biology-based cellular medicines. The position will focus on process scale up development and GMP manufacturing.Required Qualifications --- - Degree (MS and/or PhD) in Chemical Engineering, Microbiology or the life sciences --- - Background in bacterial fermentation with experience operating small to medium scale (1-500L) bioreactors --- - Publication history in fermentation is welcome but not required. - --- - Familiarity with good manufacturing practices (GMP) - --- - Effective communication skills --- - Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment --- - Strong sense of responsibility for deadlines and data accuracy --- - Rigor and attention to detail in all aspects of science --- - Comfort with collaboration in a team-based environment --- - Sound working knowledge of cell culture or fermentation bioreactorDuties and Responsibilities --- - Independently develop and test small-scale fermentation processes --- - Adopt media development strategies to develop optimal growth media for novel microbial strains. - --- - Carry out studies to assess formulations for lyophilization, develop cycle parameters for lyophilization processes, and assess stability using simplified analytical methods --- - Independently and collaboratively draft technical reports, proposals and publications. . --- - Contribute to establishment of new manufacturing platforms. --- - Set and execute strategic direction for process development and manufacturingBenefits --- - Support initiatives to develop new treatments for autoimmunity, infection, and cancer --- - Gain experience working in biotech --- - Mentorship from seasoned research entrepreneurs and business executives --- - Expand relationships/connections with leading biotechnology researchersAbout Rise TherapeuticsRise Therapeutics is an emerging, privately held company located in Rockville, Maryland---which leverages its expertise in synthetic biology and immunological drug development to create novel cellular-based immune therapies. With a strong emphasis on product development and its internal clinical GMP manufacturing infrastructure, Rise is focused on developing immunological-based biological medicines using a unique and proprietary oral biologics delivery platform. Our drug development focus is driven by new microbiome-related discoveries enabling development of targeted, first-in-class immune modulatory drugs for the treatment of inflammation, autoimmunity, cancer, and infection. In the context of its expertise in synthetic---biology medicine, proprietary TPX oral drug delivery platform, and clinical GMP manufacturing capabilities, Rise is creating and rapidly advancing life changing cellular-based medicines to the market.---For more information, go to -Please email your CV or resume to: HR@risetherapeutics.comTitle document as "last name first inital-PrDScientist-resume.pdf" e.g. "DoeJ-PrDScientist-resume.pdf"

Keywords: Rise Therapeutics, Rockville , Microbial Process Development Engineer, Engineering , Rockville, Maryland

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