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Staff Dev Scientist - Cell Therapy Analytical Development multi-omics 


The primary responsibilities of this role are to;


  • Lead the development of analytical methods for cell therapy (CT) product characterization. Develop extended characterization techniques (e.g., NGS and other multi omics techniques) for CT products such as CAR T cells and iPSCs;
  • Conduct method qualification and validation, as needed. Perform testing of starting materials, process intermediates and final cell therapy products such as CAR T cells and iPSCs;
  • Author SOPs, development, qualification and validation reports;
  • Independently design and conduct experiments, assays, or operational procedures of considerable complexity with considerable discretion as to work details requiring complicated scientific analysis, operational planning and execution;
  • Exercise sound technical judgment to solve a wide range of complex scientific problems. Recommend new and innovative solutions to problems utilizing high degree of scientific creativity, independent thought and proficiency;
  • Keep abreast of current and new science and technological developments with regard to literature/publication within the field of cell and gene therapy analytical development. Identify technology gaps and makes recommendations to managemen;
  • Effectively communicate complex scientific findings and recommendations in one on one discussions, and departmental, functional and international meetings;
  • Ensure that laboratory notebook documentation is consistently updated, reviewed, and well maintained.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Required qualifications

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) in a life science or engineering discipline (bio /chemical engineering, biotechnology etc.);
  • Demonstrated expertise and hands on experience in the development NGS and other multi omics techniques;
  • Knowledge of cell biology/immunology;
  • Hands on experience in handling human cells/cell lines including PBMC, CAR T cells, iPSC, etc;
  • Thorough knowledge of GLP/GMP guidelines as applied to the testing of biologics molecules;
  • Experience in writing protocols/reports/SOPs;
  • Ability to identify gaps in technology and operational systems and solve complex and diverse operational and scientific problems requiring original thinking and deductive reasoning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including writing of scientific and technical reports and presentations.


Preferred qualifications:


  • BS 8 years, MS 6 years, or Ph.D. 4 years of relevant experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Experience with assay qualification and validation is a plus.


Employees can expect to be paid a salary between $103,100 to $154,700.  Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant).  Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO, sick leave, etc.  This salary (or salary range) is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: United States : California : Berkeley     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 787227     
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