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Research Associate I, Downstream Process Development

AstrixTechnology LLC
Columbus, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
  • contract-to-hire
  • 1st shift M-F


The Contract Research Associate I, Downstream Process Development will support scientists in executing experiments to develop novel and robust purification processes for adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors. As part of the Early Research Process Development group, s/he will collaborate with Upstream Process Development, Analytical Process Development, Vector Core and late-stage process development teams.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Support downstream process development scientists in experiment preparation and execution.
  • Perform routine downstream unit operations including depth filtration, tangential flow filtration and column chromatography in support of Downstream Development activities.
  • Provide general lab support and consumables management.
  • Communicate project updates and technical reports to manager.
  • Follow and draft standard operating procedures for laboratory techniques or processes.
  • Collect and report data from experiments to supervising scientist(s).
  • Learn new downstream methods and techniques.


Desired Education and Skills:

  • BS in Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, or a relevant scientific or engineering discipline with 1-5 years of hands-on industrial experience, or MS with 1-2 years of industry experience is required.
  • Hands-on experience with buffer preparation, depth filtration, column chromatography, TFF, or other relevant protein purification skills is strongly preferred.
Company Description
Since 1995 Astrix has been delivering information technology consulting, regulatory advisory services and staffing solutions to the scientific community. We can assist in augmenting your internal resources to deliver optimum solutions on time and within budget. It is our goal to simply do it right. We work everyday to create value and build trust with our clients, employees, partners and vendors.

Astrix provides scientists to a broad spectrum of scientific based industries including: Chemical, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Food Science, Flavors and Fragrances, Biomedical, Consumer Products, Environmental, Medical device, Petrochemical and Clinical Research.

AstrixTechnology LLC


Columbus, OH