Senior Scientist, Purification in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Job ID: LIF004419

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


Pall Corporation is seeking a Senior Purification Scientist to join our Process Development Services team. Pall products have played an important role in developing life-saving medicines and vaccines. We provide our customers with best in class, innovative solutions for their downstream processing needs.

The Senior Scientist has deep expertise in biologics process development and is excited to work on a wide variety of bioprocessing projects  at our  Center of Excellence in Westborough, MA.

Your role:

Lead and develop DSP manufacturing downstream processes and DSP team for gene therapy and biologic applications.

Lead planning and execution of experiments for Pall downstream Process Development Services including, depth filtration, chromatography, polish chromatography TFF testing and sterile filtration

Prepare project reports, by combining all data from a specific project from multiple individuals and making recommendations to clients on the direction of the project

Interact directly with our customers and present rationale behind the experiment plan and experimental results

Prepare detailed protocols for execution for practical work and batch manufacturing records for process transfer to GMP manufacturing

Assist the project manager with administrative functions – preparation of report drafts, budget tracking, draft proposals, bill of materials.

Troubleshoot customer data, look for efficiencies and recommend right products and equipment to achieve the best results

Train and support DSP activities in Portsmouth, UK PDS Lab

Perform some of the required analytical assays, possibly including gels, ELISA, qPCR, SDS-Page

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

Opportunity to publish and present data at industry conferences

Travel as needed to customer sites

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications
Bachelors in biological science / chemical engineering and minimum of 7+ years of experience in protein purification, MS in biology, 5+ years. PhD with 3+ industrial relevant purification experience, purification with chromatography strength of viral particles (gene therapy and/or vaccine fields) or Monoclonal antibodies. Small  and large scale purification development.  

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