Scientist I-II, Cell Line and Cell Culture, Process Development

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. South San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


div id="contentwrapper" p strong Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.  /strong (NASDAQ: FPRX) is a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing transformative protein-based medicines for patients with serious unmet medical needs.  The company has an emerging portfolio of innovative products for inflammation and cancer, and currently has 3 protein therapeutics in clinical testing covering 11 indications. /p p FivePrime also focuses on developing world-class companion diagnostic and biomarker strategies for the appropriate therapeutic settings. FivePrime’s discovery platforms can rapidly interrogate the entire extracellular proteome in medically relevant in vitro and in vivo models leading to novel targets and drug leads.  Our technology has been validated by our growing pipeline and through multiple partnerships with pharmaceutical companies including GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, and Bristol-Myers Squibb across a range of therapeutic indications.  FivePrime is committed to innovation and outstanding science, values that are reflected in our people and our products. /p h2 The Position: /h2 p We are currently seeking a highly motivated and innovative Ph.D. Level scientist to join our Process Development group. The successful candidate will: /p ul li style="text-align:justify" Construct production cell lines that are suitable for cGMP production of therapeutic proteins /li li style="text-align:justify" Innovatively integrate new technologies (including ClonePix, FACS, digital imaging, high throughput scale-down models, etc) into current platform to further improve the quality and speed of cell line development /li li style="text-align:justify" Improve cell line performance through medium, nutrient feed, and supplement optimization, cell culture parameter optimization, and host cell engineering etc. /li li style="text-align:justify" Generate development and/or tech transfer reports, participate in technology transfer to CMOs, review manufacture batch records, and draft regulatory filing related documents. /li li style="text-align:justify" Represent PD in cross-functional team and coordinate CMC activities in support of early stage development projects /li /ul