Fast Trak Associate Scientist - Upstream

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Fast Trak associate scientist for Cytiva is responsible for delivering upstream process development and Biacore projects and trainings to Cytiva’s Biopharmaceutical customers

This position is part of the BIS-PDVS, PD services organization located in Bangalore and will be on-site role. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver upstream process development projects for various application areas (e.g. Monoclonal Antibodies (MAb's), vaccines, recombinant proteins) to meet required quality and timelines.
  • Deliver on Biacore projects and other analytical projects.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all work, including proposals, reports, eLN to customers in oral and written manner.
  • Deliver practical and lectures in various training courses for customers, theoretical as well as practical, in the field of biomanufacturing.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Earned a PhD degree in Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering or related Life Sciences field; with 2 plus years or more of hands-on cell culture and Biacore experience.
  • Understanding of principles and theory behind bioreactor cultivation for processing biologicals with knowledge in principles of process development, scale-up, validation, single-use, hybrid, and traditional set ups
  • Working knowledge of general analytical methods applicable for upstream process development (metabolite analysis, cell-based assays, HPLC, electrophoresis, assay development, SDS-PAGE etc)
  • Excellent communicator with English language proficiency, with demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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