Biochemist

Curaxys (www.curaxys.com) is a technology based company specialised in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of monoclonal antibodies (Mab mAb). Curaxys is currently considered to be the most important biopharmaceutical business project in Spain. The company is committed to achieve an ideal environment for the professional development of its employees, as well as common personal and business goals.

Job description

The position involves the management of all activities related to the fermentation process development. It also includes the team training management, the documentation of all reports generated during the characterisation process, the monitoring and assessment of the quality control and the observation of the GMP standard working procedures. The ideal candidate will have the following abilities and skills:

  • Fermentation process development.
  • Scale upscale down/modelling/simulation for microbial and mammalian cell cultures.
  • Developing kinetic model for a process considering substrate – product inhibition and successfully used for for productivity improvement.
  • Created DPCA [Dynamic Principal Component Analysis] based model to optimize, monitor and control fed-batch fermentation process.
  • Skills in the following molecular and cellular biologytechniques:
    • Prokaryotic- and Mammalian cell culture
    • Electrophoresis: SDS-PAGE (1-D, 2-D), Western-Blot
    • Protein quantification: Bradford, ELISA.
    • Fluorescence microscopy.
    • PCR and qPCR
    • Gel documentation and analysis system
    • Sonication
  • Demonstrable leadership skills, ability to manage, supervise and coordinate a department team
  • Working according to GMP standards
  • Maintenance and redaction of Stardard Operating Procedures

Qualifications

Researchers with a PhD or MSc degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or Chemistry Engineering, with a minimum average qualification of 1.7 will be considered suitable candidates. Also, English fluency is a key issue and must be demonstrated.

Location

Parque Tecnológico Tecnobahia, Ctra. De Sanlúcar Km. 6,2, El Puerto de Santa María. 11500 Cádiz.

Contract of employment

  • Permanent contract
  • Salary according to experience

Please submit your application (including a recent photo, curriculum vitae, and degree certificates) together with a cover letter, here. (PDF files).

More on Curaxys
We focus on the research, production and commercialization of recombinant proteins added value through the utilization of CuraMab® with specific human cell lines
Our expression system allows us to reach of recombinant protein levels that are clearly above those currently available.
We developed a downstream technological platform on the basis of our own laboratory data.

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