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Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development



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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Actalent is hiring a Senior Analytical Scientist for a lab in Philadelphia!


The Analytical Development Senior Scientist will be responsible for development and establishment of analytical assays to be used in the characterization and evaluation of our viral vector and cell product. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to design and conduct critical analytical assays using techniques with cell culture, flow cytometry, molecular biology, virology, and chemical analyses. The Analytical Development Senior Scientist will support activities involving projects and documentation performed internally and externally relating to the evaluation of our viral vector and cell product platforms. This support includes assay and protocol development for vector and cell characterization, killing/phagocytosis, chemical analyses, and vector and cell-based potency assays.

The candidate is expected to also perform routine and custom assays, review results, and aid in validation/qualification.


cell based assay, vector, characterization, killing/phagocytosis, ELISA, HPLC, cell culture, potency assay, virus, Digital PCR, Infectivity



A degree in biology, biochemistry, chemical/bioengineering, cell biology, immunology, virology, or related discipline and

BS with 6+ years of relevant experience

MS with 4+ years of relevant experience

PhD with 1+ years of relevant experience

Biopharmaceutical industry experience preferred, in analytical assay development, GLP/GMP testing facility, or research and discovery

Proficient in target specific primer and probe assay design, blast, and alignment

A strong background in several of the following areas of expertise: cell culture, potency assays, infectivity assays, cell-based analytical methods, flow cytometry, killing/phagocytosis, MSD, ELISAs, qPCR, ddPCR, and other molecular based assays, HPLC and other physical/chemical-based technologies with expectations for significant expertise in developing, optimizing and qualification or validation of assays

or viral vector and cell product


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Deanna Passaretti

Phone: (757) 819-1389


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