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Senior Scientist GMU CMC Purification Process Development

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Position Overview/Department Description

The Genomic Medicine Unit (GMU) CMC group at Sanofi is dedicated to the establishment of best in class manufacturing platforms to support development of life-changing advanced cell and gene therapy products, including recombinant AAV vectors, lentiviral vectors and cell therapy products.   Sanofi is looking for an experienced purification process development professional with experience in viral vector purification and high throughput process development to join the Genomic Medicine Purification Process Development Group located in Waltham, MA in the role of Senior Scientist.  The Genomic Medicine Purification Process Development group within Sanofi operates with the mission to develop robust, scalable and innovative viral vector purification processes for Sanofi’s genomic medicine pipeline. 

The successful applicant will lead a group of scientists and engineers responsible for establishing a high throughput purification platform for the development of viral vector purification processes.  We are looking for a candidate with excellent scientific, communication, and project management skills. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead small group of scientists and engineers focused on purification process development with strong focus on automation high throughput process development

  • Contribute to project, technical, and strategic teams as appropriate

  • Effectively manage a multi project development portfolio 

  • Make strong technical strategic contributions to cross functional development project teams to ensure efficient and timely execution of deliverables

  • Mentor direct reports in specific lab techniques and /or processes

  • Effectively manage a multi project development portfolio

  • Drive innovation to enhance viral vector purification yields and quality.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in high throughput process development (HTPD) for purification operations and support the entire purification development portfolio

  • Present findings and/or results to senior management, external stakeholders, and industry leaders at national/international conferences.

  • Lead projects to develop and implement industry leading viral vector purification technologies

  • Author manuscripts and patent applications.

  • Build strong interfaces with GMU CMC community and help drive adoption of best practices

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 8 years of industry experience or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience

  • Experience in executing projects to aggressive timelines with the ability to adapt to rapid changes in project priorities.

  • Significant experience in establishing and enabling purification process development using high throughput systems with the use of liquid handlers, TECAN system and HT 96 well format (e.g. PreDictor 96-well filter plates)

  • Technical Mastery of separations chemistry & various chromatographic modalities including experience with mixed-mode resins

  • Experience in HTPD workflow and applications of relevant statistical tools and techniques for data analysis

  • Experience with executing quality by design (QbD) principles during high throughput process development activities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel, including key participation in cross functional projects and innovation teams

  • Excellent communication skills to build relationships both inside and outside the purification development function.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in managing one or more junior staff (either within a line function or a cross-functional project team).

  • Experience managing cross functional team and initiatives.

  • Demonstrated process intensification and/or continuous purification during process development

  • Familiarity with continuous or semi-continuous chromatography approaches and TFF systems

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