Senior Scientist – Molecular Biology (H/F/X)

March 26th 2021

At Univercells, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. We work every day to reinvent biomanufacturing processes, and develop or integrate the next innovative technologies. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: Biologics available and affordable to all!

Mission Description

  • Implement the USP process developed by the innovation team at small scale.
  • Optimize USP steps of RNA-based products at small scale. 
  • Scale up USP process.
  • Lead the operational USP process development team of RNA based therapeutics.
  • Support the analytical team for assay development.
  • Contribution to and supervision of the experiments in the lab. 
  • Plan and anticipate needs of consumables and equipment.
  • Process transfer from or to external partners.
  • Management of documentation related to experiment (Protocols and report writing).
  • Results analysis and presentation. 
  • Traceability of performed operational work through recording of all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and accountability.
  • Interaction with and support to the Project Managers.
  • Correct use and tracking of quality system within the field of activities (procedures/checklist/working instructions, etc.)
  • Adherence to standard operating procedures in all the operational tasks executed.
  • Identification and reporting of deviations from standard operating procedures and of unexpected events through initiation of related investigations.
  • Support of corrective and preventive actions related to deviations and unexpected events.
  • Contribution to general lab activities (housekeeping and maintenance)
  • Generation of process quality documentation (procedures, work instructions, templates, etc.)

Candidate profile

  • PhD in Molecular Biology
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the molecular biology field.   
  • Experience in RNA synthesis processes and antigen design is a plus.
  • Strong sense of observation and capability of troubleshooting
  • Resistance to stress and flexibility (adaptability to a changing and multi-tasked environment)
  • Enthusiasm and agility to work on a variety of projects and to learn more every day
  • Strong organizational skills, proactivity, scientific curiosity, desire to be impactful
  • Capability to work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural team
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)



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