Research Scientist II in Ann Arbor, Michigan at Pall

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: SUT000374

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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The Research Scientist II will provide expertise for a variety of developmental processes and function in the laboratory as an integral part of project teams focused on optimizing methods and processes for cell-based manufacturing.

Primary Responsibilities:

Experience with purification of monoclonal antibodies and expressed proteins, experience with viral particles is a plus (gene therapy and/or vaccine fields)

A good understanding of protein purification mechanisms and basic protein analysis tool (gels, ELISA)

Experience with upstream processes desirable, but not required

Prior experience compiling information into technical reports

Ability to solve complex issues independently

Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

Ability to handle multiple tasks with good organizational skills

Skills and Knowledge:

Plan and execute experiments for DSP, analyze data

Performance of required analytic assays, possibly including gels, ELISA, qPCR, protein glycosylation mapping.

Analyze project results and summarize for discussion with team.  Make recommendations for further optimization

Help with administrative functions for assigned projects – including organization of meetings, preparation of reporting docs, etc.

Ability to communicate effectively

Strong team-oriented work style

Self-starter w/ ability to execute technical tasks and projects with minimal supervision

Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Abilities to adequately record, analyze and document analytical data

Ability to reproducibly follow established procedures and critically analyze data using statistical tools

Ability to work effectively with cross-functional groups

Good hands-on and productive in the laboratory

Highly motivated

Must be able to function effectively in a team environment

Must have excellent organizational and communication skills

Excellent hands-on laboratory expertise

Job Requirements


M.S. or PhD. in Cell Biology, Bioengineering, Microbiology, or related field, with 5-7 years of bioprocessing experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas: Scale-up of manufacturing processes, principles of particle separation technology, mammalian cell culture, stirred-tank bioreactor process development

Experience in a cGMP environment is also highly desirable

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.