R&D Associate II/Associate Scientist I- (Gaithersburg, MD)

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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 4/30/2017

MedImmune, LLC Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


div class="overview-left" div class="job-location job-info" b Location: /b Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States br /div b Job reference: /b R-003948 br br b Posted date: /b Feb. 17, 2017 br br ul style="margin-top:40px;" /ul /div br br div class="ats-description" itemprop="description" p If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us. /p p b MedImmune /b is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease. As an R&D Associate II/Associate Scientist I in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. /p p We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules. /p p MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent. /p p b Main Duties and Responsibilities /b /p p You will perform laboratory experiments aimed at optimizing and characterizing purification processes that are used to manufacture clinical drug candidates and commercial medications. Team orientation is essential for this position as you will work with other process, analytical, and formulation scientists to meet project milestones and company goals. You will identify and implement creative technology solutions to enhance how we develop purification processes and how we manufacture tomorrow's medications. You will provide technical support to clinical manufacturing in conjunction with other group members. You will work effectively in a matrix reporting structure working under the supervision and mentorship of more experienced process scientists. /p