Pfizer Cell Culture Scientist Vacancy – Biology Candidates Apply

Pfizer Cell Culture Scientist Vacancy – Biology Candidates Apply

As a Senior Associate Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you’ll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will be focused on developing robust, scalable, and high productivity cell culture processes for the manufacture of biological therapeutics for early- and late-phase clinical programs.

Job Title: Senior Associate Scientist, Cell Culture Process Development

Location: United States – Massachusetts – Andover



  • Bachelor’s Degree and typically 3+ years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Hands-on experience with microbial or mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience with small-scale cell culture/fermentation bioreactor/WAVE process development.
  • Strong background in genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and cell culture techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with experience in report writing.
  • Proficiency with personal computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software.


  • Experience with bioreactor/WAVE systems.
  • Experience with molecular techniques such as quantitative PCR, ELISA, and Western blot analysis.
  • General knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (part of GxP)/Good Manufacturing Practices (also cGMP) practices.
  • Physical/ Mental Health Requirements
  • Work will be performed in a typical development laboratory environment.
  • Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel or Environment Requirements
  • Occasional weekend work required.
  • On Premise colleagues work in a Pfizer site because it’s needed to get their job done. They may have flexibility to work remotely from time to time, but they are primarily on-site.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to achievement of immediate work group goal and collaborate with team members.
  • Design and perform experiments in bench/fermentors to evaluate fermentation conditions.
  • Satisfactorily complete all Good Laboratory Practices {part of GxP}and safety training in compliance with departmental requirements and follow appropriate safety practices in the workplace.
  • Execute cell culture experiments to optimize and enhance protein production using mammalian expression platforms.
  • Assist in the tech transfer of manufacturing processes to pilot, clinical, and commercial facilities.
  • Design, plan and execute experiments in shake flasks, bench-top bioreactors, and other appropriate scale-down equipment.
  • Present data and strategy to scientists and management in appropriate internal and external venues (technical meetings, project team meetings, conferences) as appropriate.
  • Analyze and document experimental data generated, and ensure timely documentation in electronic laboratory notebooks and internal technical reports.
  • Evaluate data and provide clear reports that can be shared and transferred to and from cross-functional teams.

Pfizer Cell Culture Scientist

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