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Posted June 21, 2021
  • Stanford University
    Position: Three Postdoctoral Positions
    Brief description: The Scientist – Biologics Drug Product Development’s primary role is to design, execute, analyze laboratory data, and make formulation development decisions for biologics drug product formulation and process development, and/or to support tech. transfer activities to GMP DP manufacturing.
Posted June 10, 2021
  • Rowland Institute at Harvard
    Position: Reece Lab Postdoc Positions
    Brief description: The Reece Lab at the Rowland Institute at Harvard has an opening for an enthusiastic postdoc. The project involves developing new methodology for analysis of transient kinetic measurements in heterogenous catalysis. The successful candidate will get to join a small, dedicated group focused on measuring fundamental kinetic and mechanistic information. The candidate should have a PhD in any field relating to heterogenous gas-solid catalysis, and some experience with kinetic analysis / modelling is desired but not mandatory.
Posted April 26, 2021
  • Louisiana Tech University
    Position: tenure-track faculty position in Chemical Engineering
    Brief description: Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemical Engineering. Academic requirements include Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering or closely aligned area. Outstanding candidates in all research areas are encouraged to apply, although special emphasis will be given to candidates whose research leverages the University’s excellent experimental and computational resources. Preference will be given to candidates who possess expertise and a record of scholarly productivity in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Clean Technology, Next-generation Energy, and closely related fields. Strong commitment to collaborative, cross-disciplinary research is especially desirable. Only electronic applications via email will be accepted.
Posted March 30, 2021
  • University of Colorado Boulder
    Position: Instructor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Req. #: 29391
    Location: Boulder, Colorad
    Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a full-time instructor who embraces engineering education, employs active learning, and has a strong technical background. Ranked in the top 20 by US News for both its undergraduate and graduate programs, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a world-class department with 35 faculty members, approximately 40 postdoctoral fellows, 145 graduate students, and more than 500 undergraduate students.
Posted March 8, 2021
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Position: Open Rank Specialized Teaching Faculty Positions
    Brief description: The principal duties are to (i) effectively teach required Chemical Engineering undergraduate courses, and (ii) develop, implement and evaluate programs that improve the engagement and education of the students within the program. Teaching Faculty of all ranks are responsible for preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections, supervising design projects, writing and grading examinations and laboratory reports, holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, monitoring teaching assistants, and assigning grades. Teaching Faculty duties also include involvement in course and program assessment, curriculum development, advising, K-12 outreach and recruitment, and other education-related committee work.
Posted March 1, 2021
  • Stevenson University
    Position: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
    Posting #: 201200851P
    Brief description: Full-time faculty in the School of the Sciences will engage in teaching, scholarship and service activities in accordance with the University’s Faculty Workload and Promotion/Sabbatical Guidelines. Teaching responsibilities will include 24 contact hours per academic year (usually 12 contact hours per semester) for faculty in the sciences. Full-time faculty in the School of the Sciences are expected to engage in research with undergraduate students and to pursue external funding in support of this research. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, student advising, assessment, committee service, and participating in the life of the university.
Posted February 16, 2021
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
    Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Job #: RQ24136
    Brief description: Available for undergraduates and graduates with background in downstream bioprocessing and preferably high-throughput processing. Interested students can send their resumes to Mahsa Hadidi via email mahsa.hadidi@sanofi.com.
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Position: Teaching-track Faculty
    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Brief description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a teaching-track faculty position starting in the Fall 2021 semester. We seek enthusiastic and dynamic teaching professors to teach a broad range of courses in chemical engineering and related areas, and to enhance the educational experience of students more broadly both inside and outside the classroom. It is expected that the applicant will teach a diverse set of students effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the Department and contribute positively to the educational mission of the units.
Posted February 01, 2021
  • Cleveland State University
    Position: Assistant/ Associate Professor
    Brief description:
    Initiate and sustain a vigorous sponsored research program, teach graduate/ undergraduate courses in chemical & biomedical engineering, supervise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students and their research, and participate in University governance.
  • University of Oklahoma
    Position: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor
    Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks energetic and student-oriented individuals for a Specialized Teaching Faculty position -Teaching Professor (all ranks – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. Teaching Faculty positions are 9-month (Aug 16- May 15; paid over 12 months), full-time academic appointments (non-tenure track). The Department has approximately 600 total undergraduate students. The department resides in the School of Chemical Sciences, within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Posted June 21, 2021
  • Catalent
    Position: Scientist – Biologics Drug Product Development
    Brief description: The Scientist – Biologics Drug Product Development’s primary role is to design, execute, analyze laboratory data, and make formulation development decisions for biologics drug product formulation and process development, and/or to support tech. transfer activities to GMP DP manufacturing.
  • Janssen Research & Development, LLC
    Position: Scientist, Biological Process Engineering
    Req. ID: 2105937429W
    Brief description: The Scientist, Biological Process Engineering will contribute to process development within the therapeutic protein process development group in Malvern, PA. He/She will be responsible to perform mathematical analyses of biologics process and equipment data for laboratory-scale, pilot-scale, and commercial-scale manufacturing processes .This will include both upstream (i.e., production) and downstream (i.e., purifications) unit operations. For example, the candidate will learn and further develop mathematical models of bioreactor operation, applying engineering principles to identify appropriate agitation and gassing conditions at all scales of development, clinical and commercial operation. In this role, the candidate will apply these models in support of development teams, and coach other team members in the application of these mathematical models to optimize process performance and product quality.
Posted June 8, 2021
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    • Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate – Electron Microscopy and Data Analysis for Fuel Cell Materials
      Brief description: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will focus on the development and application of aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) techniques and corresponding data analysis methods for fuel cell and electrolyzer materials research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The applicant will work closely with scientists both at ORNL and institutions primarily associated with the US Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) laboratory consortia, which aim to improve the performance and durability of hydrogen fuel cell and electrolyzer materials. This position resides in the Materials MicroÅnalysis Group in the Nanomaterials Characterization Section, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Physical Sciences Directorate (PSD) at ORNL.
    • Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate – Microscopy of Catalysts
      Brief description: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to focus on the microstructural evolution of catalytic materials at the micro, nano and atomic scale level, investigate the morphological changes of catalysts during their “life-cycle,” and work with a team to develop advanced electron microscopy analysis methods. While this position is based in our Materials MicroÅnalysis Group (MMÅ) group, you will collaborate with a diverse group of experimentalists, theorists, and data scientists across different organizations within Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This position resides within the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Physical Sciences Directorate at ORNL.
Posted June 7, 2021
  • Roche
    Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gene Therapy Pharmaceutical Development
    Brief description: The focus of this postdoc project is on formulation development of viral vector gene therapy products. Within PTDE-P you will work on developing breakthroughs in storage and handling of viral vectors to overcome current limitations in the field of gene therapy with regard to cold chain and stability.
Posted June 1, 2021
  • Chemical Engineer, Versogen, Inc.
    Position: Join the Team
    Brief description: Versogen, Inc: developing a manufacturing process to make an Anion Exchange Membrane for hydrogen generation. Versogen currently has an opening for a chemical engineer with 3-5 years’ experience to handle process development and process safety in the lab and in an eventual pilot facility.
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    Position: Instructor, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Posting #: F00645P
    Brief description: The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for an Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Biological Engineering with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. The principal duties are to (i) effectively teach Chemical and Biological Engineering courses and laboratories and (ii) provide academic advising. The CBE Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer may have as their responsibility, preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections, developing and supervising design projects, writing and grading examinations and laboratory reports, holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, monitoring teaching assistants, and assigning grades. Teaching faculty members will be encouraged to develop innovative teaching methods and educational enrichment activities. Other duties may include involvement in course and program assessment, curriculum development, on-line course development, professional advising, K-12 outreach and recruitment, and other education-related committee work. This position is a full-time, 9-month benefited, non-tenure-track, term position.
Posted May 24, 2021
  • Lilly
    Position: Postdoctoral Scientist – Formulation Development
    Brief description: As a Postdoctoral Scientist – Formulation Development, the scientist will be exposed to full breadth of opportunities to develop and enable novel formulations and delivery options for oligonucleotides. Therefore, the candidate must demonstrate a history of strong technical depth, scientific leadership and a willingness to promote a collaborative, team-based approach to problem solving.
  • Tessera Therapeutics
    Position: Multiple Positions
    Brief description: Our values describe the way we work together to pioneer the future of genetic medicine.
Posted May 17, 2021
  • General Separation Technologies, Inc.
    Position: Lab Chemist: Junior Level, Full Time
    Brief description:

    • Column process preparations: solution, coating, phase curing and QC
    • Supervision of QC tester with standard of Procedure(SOP) and Gas Chromatograph instrument
    • In-house tech support for order fulfilment
    • Customer tech supports: trouble shooting, method development, product applications
    • Manufacturing process documentation
    • Production summary and report on weekly base
Posted March 8, 2021
  • DOW
    Position: BEST Symposium – 2021 Building Engineering & Science Talent
    Posting #: R2012677
    Brief description: Dow is now accepting applications for the 15th annual Dow Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST) Symposium. The application deadline is April 30, 2021. To ensure the safety of our participants and after a successful virtual 2020 BEST Symposium, this year’s Symposium will be held in a virtual format. The BEST symposium will be held on August 2nd – 5th , 2021. Dow’s BEST Symposium is primarily intended to introduce African American, Hispanic, Native American U.S. doctoral and postdoctoral scientists to the wide range of rewarding careers in industrial research, and in particular, the many opportunities with one of the world’s largest and leading materials science companies, Dow. This conference, developed jointly by our minority scientists and Ph.D. recruiting team, demonstrates our commitment to a diverse work force.
Posted March 1, 2021
  • Johnson & Johnson
    Position: Scientist, Formulation Sciences – Drug Product Development
    Req. ID: 2105898599W
    Brief description: The Scientist, Formulation Sciences will work in the large molecule Drug Product Development (DPD) department. This role requires a Scientist with expertise in Formulation Science and Protein Characterization, who will apply a balanced mixture of experimental and computational approaches to generate mechanistic data and insight to guide formulation selection/optimization. The Scientist, Formulation Sciences will have an opportunity to develop, design and perform biologics formulation development and characterization in support of formulation, process and fill-finish activities for vaccines and other biologic/cell therapy drug products. The Scientist, Formulation Sciences will participate in multi-disciplinary teams including biologists, chemical engineers, and pharmacists providing key expertise in the use and interpretation of structural data related to drug development.
Posted February 16, 2021
  • AstraZeneca
    Position: R&D Associate I/II
    Location: Gaithersburg, MD
    Job ID: R-100165
    Brief description: The position resides in the Critical Pipeline Reagent Sciences Group (CPRS) contained within the Purification Process Sciences R&D department. Members of the CPRS function work closely with the research scientists and process development scientists to generate pipeline supporting molecules. Position may require weekend work and/or periodic late-nights.
  • Abbott
    Position: Senior Scientist Technical Support – Materials Scientist
    Location: Illinois – Abbott Park
    Job #: 30970107
    Brief description: Our location in Lake Bluff, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Scientist Technical Support – Materials Scientist. Independently perform analytical testing, analysis, and write reports to support complex, long-duration projects, product improvements and investigations for materials utilized in in-vitro diagnostics. Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational; process; or product improvements.
Posted February 01, 2021
  • SANOFI
    Position: Full Time Positions in Purification Process Development
    Brief description: Available for undergraduates and graduates with background in downstream bioprocessing and preferably high-throughput processing. Interested students can send their resumes to Mahsa Hadidi via email mahsa.hadidi@sanofi.com.
Posted January 11, 2021

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Posted October 05, 2020
  • GlaxoSmithKline
    • Position: Biopharm Chemometrics and Process Modeling Expert
      Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
      Category: Science and Technology
      Req. ID: 255258
      Brief description: As a chemometrician, you will be a member of a highly skilled team of scientists and engineers responsible for the evaluation and optimization of cell culture processes. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining key Raman chemometric models that are utilized to monitor and control key aspects of the bioreactor process. You will also engage with other groups within GSK to progress the application of process models in development and GMP space. Although predominantly lab-based, the role also involves important aspects of verbal and written communication and requires good organisation skills as well as a broader scientific knowledge.
    • Position: Investigator, Biopharm Upstream Process Development
      Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
      Brief description: In this role, you will be a member of a highly skilled team of scientists and engineers responsible for the evaluation and optimization of cell culture processes. The team will have access to the latest technology in small-scale as well as large scale bioreactors and analytical instruments. Although predominantly lab-based, the role also involves important aspects of verbal and written communication and requires good organisation skills as well as a broader scientific knowledge. Both individual and team working are required and therefore the role will suit a scientist with good interpersonal skills, ability to solve complex problems, self-motivated and has an open mindset.
    • Position: Associate Scientist, Upstream Process Development
      Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
      Category: Science and Technology
      Req. ID: 262391
      Brief description: In this role, you will be a member of a highly skilled team of scientists and engineers responsible for development and optimization of cell culture processes. The team will have access to the latest technology in small-scale as well as large scale bioreactors and analytical instruments. Although predominantly lab-based, the role also involves important aspects of verbal and written communication and requires good organisation skills as well as a broad scientific knowledge of cellular metabolism and physiology. You will be working in a matrix team and therefore the role will suit a scientist with good interpersonal skills, ability to solve complex problems, is self-motivated and has an open mindset.
Posted August 10, 2020
  • Mr. Fusion
    • Position: Product Design Engineer (either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering)
      Brief description: Experience taking a project from initial concept through product design and development. If interested, please contact the CEO, Joseph Quigley via email at jquigley@mrfusion.io.
    • Position: Chemical Engineer (Chemist/BioChemist)
      Brief description: Experience developing biofuels, chemically/thermally decomposing plastics and biomass, or something similar. If interested, please contact the CEO, Joseph Quigley via email at jquigley@mrfusion.io.
Posted July 27, 2020
  • DUPONT
    Position: Senior Scientist
    Brief description: We have an opportunity for a Senior Scientist in the Colloids and Formulated Products R&D group, part of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, Pharma Solutions, in Wilmington, Delaware. The R&D Senior Scientist will lead the preparation and execution of experimental activities to support the Pharma Solutions R&D strategy, including developing technologies for applications in adjacent industries. A successful applicant will have laboratory experience associated with the experimental methods, analytical techniques, and instrumentation trouble-shooting. Additionally, the candidate must demonstrate good interpersonal and organizational skills with a strong commitment to safety.
  • VIELABIO
    Position: Scientist I
    Brief description: Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual to support downstream process development and process transfers with partners and CDMOs to advance our portfolio of products.
Posted July 20, 2020
  • SANOFI
    Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship: Biologics Drug Product Development and Manufacturing
    Brief description: The candidate will work on developing novel in silico tools for process simulation and biophysical properties predictions and will have the opportunity to interact with various experts in the areas of purification process development, formulation development, developability, manufacturing and data analytics across the global Sanofi network.
  • GS-Tek
    Position: Analytical Instrument Service Technician
    Brief description: Key responsibilities:

    • Chromatography instrument services including maintenance, troubleshooting and repair, both in house and in customer sites
    • Solution base turn-key analyzer assembling and test per test standard such ASTM, UOP, EPA, USP
    • Chromatography instrument installation, and customer training at customer site
    • Software/firmware update, both instrument control and data acquisition
    • Service manual preparation and documentations
Posted May 18, 2020
  • Merck
    Position: Senior Specialist, Chromatography Engineering
    Location: Wyndmoor, PA
    Brief Description: Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation. HPV Vaccine Purification Global Technical Operations team is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill an open position to support the future growth of the HPV vaccines business across the Vaccine Site network. The manufacturing sites included in our support scope are: Elkton- VA; West Point-PA; Durham, NC and additional sites TBD.
Posted May 08, 2020
  • Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service
    Position: Research Chemist
    Location: Wyndmoor, PA
    Brief Description: This position is located in the Sustainable Biofuels and CoProducts Research unit in the Eastern Regional Research Center (ERRC) for the Agriculture Research Service (ARS) in Wyndmoor, PA. In this position, you will be responsible for a combination of basic and applied chemical and agricultural research to develop new processes for producing new high quality bio-based functional food and non-food products from agricultural commodities and agricultural processing by-products.
Posted April 15, 2020
  • DuPont
    Req. ID: 209442W-01
    Location: Chesterfield, MO
    Position: Chemical Engineering Consultant – Catalyst Product Specialist
    Brief Description:

    • Utilize modeling and analysis tools troubleshoot and design chemical reactors.
    • Maintain and improve tools for simulating pilot plant information, designing commercial reactors, and understanding the reactor field performance.
    • Effectively communicate work to colleagues and customers.
    • Internal communication may involve presentations to business leadership and tutorials to colleagues on existing and newly developed capability.
    • External communication will involve preparation and presentation of papers at conferences. Document progress on analysis, design, and tools and improvements in reports.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders from across the business: leadership, marketing, sales, process engineering, IT, field engineering, manufacturing, and R&D.
    • Consult internally on catalyst-related operating problems, optimization, turnaround activities and quality/warranty issues.
    • Support troubleshooting efforts and root cause investigation of catalyst product quality issues and assist in formulating customer communications.Abide by organizational core values including safety, environmental stewardship, ethics and people treatment.
Posted April 13, 2020
      • OnDemand PharmaceuticalsPosition:Senior Chemical Engineer
        Position:Senior ScientistBrief Description: ODP is seeking for a Senior Chemical Engineer and a Senior Scientist to support the development of our next generation medicine manufacturing platforms. Our manufacturing platform is comprised of modules that can chemically synthesize active pharmaceutical ingredients, purify crude products, and formulate into finished drug product. These modules are miniaturized and mobile and can be deployed anywhere in the world to strengthen pharmaceutical supply chain and enable local production of medicines.
Posted April 08, 2020
      • ARPA-E
        Position: Various Opportunities
        Brief Description: Since its founding in 2009, ARPA-E has funded over 660+ projects in diverse subject areas, including reimagining electrical generation and grid technologies, engineering useful new materials, and finding innovative ways to transform America’s transportation infrastructure, to name a few. At the heart of ARPA-E’s success is its people. Program Directors, Tech-to-Market Advisors, and Fellows come from universities, industry, startups, and the public sector to redefine our nation’s approach to energy innovation. We invite you to learn more about life at ARPA-E and how working with us could be the greatest experience of your career.
Posted April 02, 2020
Posted February 27, 2020
      • Lampire Biological Laboratories
        Position: Purification Scientist
        Location: Everett, PA
        Brief Description: The primary responsibility of this individual is to maintain the overall health and well-being of the rabbits including cage and facility maintenance. This would include the feeding and watering of rabbits, administering treatments, as well as swapping, cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing all animal housing units and animal facilities.
Posted January 27, 2020
      • Moderna
        Position: Scientist, mRNA and lipid Stability
        Brief Description: Moderna is seeking a Scientist for a position based at their Cambridge and Norwood, MA site. The individual in this role will be a highly skilled, talented and motivated scientist who will focus on mRNA and lipid stability. He/she will drive the fundamental understanding of the kinetics and mechanisms of mRNA and lipid degradation. The successful candidate will work closely with scientists/RAs within the mass spec team to identify the products of mRNA and lipid forced degradation using MS/MS and MSn techniques. He/she will also work cross functionally with other scientists within Technical Development to convert these fundamental understandings into real world strategies to slow mRNA degradation within lipid nanoparticles. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, or related science) with 0-5 years of post-doctoral or industry experience and be a subject matter expert in nucleic acid chemistry.
Posted September 16, 2019
      • FreeThink Technologies, Inc.
        Position: Physical Scientist, Ph.D.
        Location: Branford, Connecticut
        Brief Description: FreeThink Technologies, Inc., The Thinking CRO, is a rapidly growing company and the world leader in the science and technology of stability. FreeThink conducts laboratory studies for international clients in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and consumer products industries and also develops its own new technologies. The company is currently seeking for a full-time Physical Scientist, Ph.D. candidate.
Posted September 03, 2019
      • Merck
        Position: Senior Scientist, Preclinical Development
        Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
        Brief Description: The Biophysical Characterization group in Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking a talented and highly self-motivated scientist with solid experience in biotherapeutics characterization. As a Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for characterization of biotherapeutic drug products with focus on higher order structure. You will be working in a collaboratively team environment to support both early and late stage formulation development. You will be responsible for building fundamental formulation stability understanding to ensure formulation robustness.
Posted August 27, 2019
      • Graduate Research Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories
        The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2019 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on November 14, 2019. 4 new research areas have been added to encourage activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program, research areas, and online application can be found at https://science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr/.
Posted July 01, 2019
      • AbbVie
        Location: Illinois, Lake County
        Position: Sr. Scientist I, Engineering (Sr. Engineer)
        Req.#: D-20-CBE-00001
        Brief Description: The successful candidate will play a key role in the Process Chemical Engineering function within Process R&D. The core deliverable of the function is to develop robust commercial processes to manufacture small molecule APIs and ADCs. Selected candidate is expected to address challenging problems in chemical reactions, extractions, distillations, crystallizations, filtration and drying to meet the target chemical and physical property attributes of the product through an in-depth scientific assessment of these unit processes/operations. The candidate is also expected to lead identification and development of novel approaches and technologies to enhance efficiency in process development and commercialization. The candidate must exhibit a collaborative nature in identifying process challenges on a wide range of projects, and take on a leadership role in developing and implementing solutions.
      • BIOMARIN
        Position:  Scientist 1, Purification Process Development
        Location:  Novato, California
        Brief Description: The Scientist 1 is responsible for the development and characterization of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors, and for their implementation in manufacturing facilities. The Scientist 1 has expertise relevant to the development of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors. Working as part of a team, the Scientist strives to design individual process steps and to assemble them into complete processes that meet regulatory requirements and expectations for efficiency and product quality. Send CV’s directly to Rahul Sheth at rsheth@bmrn.com.
Posted June 04, 2019
      • Dentsply Sirona
        Position:  Chemical Processing Engineering – Operations
        Location:  Milford, Delaware
        Req. ID:  62296
        Brief Description: The Engineering Operations has openings for chemical engineers to provide continuous improvement for Safety, Cost, Quality and Reliability of production lines in order to increase plant efficiencies as well as provide day-to-day plant support and troubleshooting. Candidates hired for these role works with an extremely varied chemical portfolio and provide process engineering, chemical/chemistry support and detailed know how to the manufacturing team. You’ll be part of our local team and have potential internal exposure. We require a four year degree in Chemical Engineering, 2-5 years chemical process engineering experience in the medical device, chemical or pharmaceutical industries. Join our team and make a difference every day.
Posted April 15, 2019
      • Intel Corporation
        Position: Physical Science & Engineering Ph.D.s
        Brief Description: • The Technology Development group’s Thin Films division of Intel Corporation currently has openings for physical science and engineering Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors. If you are considering a career which places you at the leading edge of technological innovation with the world’s foremost semiconductor manufacturer, we encourage you to consider joining the team that is chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore’s Law in the 21st century. Interested candidates should email resumes to FE-Planar-Metals_Hiring@intel.com.
Posted March 26, 2019
      • Regeneron
        Position: Process Scientist
        Location: Rensselaer, NY
        Brief Description: Open position for an entry level Ph.D. with a background in protein biochemistry and protein purification. Supports the Process Sciences Department IPC Development group through laboratory-scale validation and evaluation studies, as well as the design, implementation and maintenance of in-process control (IPC) programs for manufacturing bioprocesses.
Posted February 18, 2019
    • Pfizer
      Position: Senior Scientist
      Department: Materials Science
      Brief Description: The Senior Scientist (Particle Characterization) position is a laboratory-based position with responsibility for investigating and understanding the particle and surface properties of Pfizer’s drug molecules. Duties include generating particle and surface property data using state-of-the-art instrumentation and computer models, and interpreting the data to allow new medicines to be brought to the market. He/She serves on multidisciplinary project teams and is responsible for defining the preferred physical and surface attributes (particle shape/particle size/surface energy) of pharmaceutical powders needed for optimum performance. The position is based in Groton, CT (USA).
Internships/Fellowships
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Posted June 14, 2021
  • ExxonMobil
    Position: 2021 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program
    Brief description: ExxonMobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil professional to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting.Fellowship Components
    The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

    Fellowship Requirements
    This opportunity is highly competitive and open to rising sophomores, juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students attending a 4-year college or university.
    Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:

    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Geoscience
    • Material Science and Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering

    Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

    Other Requirements:

    • Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above
    • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)

Posted November 30, 2020
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Position: Research and Fellowship
    Brief description: Research and Fellowship opportunities for both Undergraduate and Graduate students. CLICK HERE for more information.
Posted September 21, 2020
  • Student CV-19 Modeling Internship
    Position: Internship
    Brief description: A student internship (can be paid hourly) is needed to assist with Covid-19 model development on an National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project immediately. This research project will involve data visualization of drone/google glass and other survey data. Good familiarity with Python and Java programming and a minimum of 10-hours per week for this semester required, starting immediately. Applicants should send a 1 page CV to Prof. Wagner at wagnernj@udel.edu with the subject line “Student CV-19 Modeling Internship”.
Posted 2020
  • Janssen Pharmaceutical Internship: Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Summer 2021 Intern student for Biologics Drug Product Development (DPD), to be based in Malvern, PA. The Summer Intern will support activities related to the large molecule (therapeutic proteins, vaccine, CAR-T, or gene therapy) formulation development, process development in support of fill-finish activities, and/or related pharmacy studies (pharmacy manual studies including drug product design, development of Investigational Product Preparation Instructions).
UD Postdoctoral Positions

Posted June 7, 2021
  • Position: Postdoc Researcher
    Job #: 496558
    Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
    Brief description: A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available in the laboratory of and under the Direction of Prof. Norman Wagner, Robert L. Pigford Chaired Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware for collaborative work with scientists at Eli Lilly on project: Spontaneous phase separation, emulsification, and colloidal stability of acylated peptides
Posted April 12, 2021
  • Position: Postdoc Researcher
    Req. #: 496457
    Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
    Brief description: A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available in the laboratory of and under the Direction of Prof. Norman Wagner, Robert L. Pigford Chaired Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware. Successful candidates will have a PhD in Engineering or Science with expertise in rheology of complex fluids and/or soft matter and/or scattering methods, preferably neutron scattering. The position is available immediately, is for one year and is renewable, including benefits and a competitive salary based on qualifications. The starting date is negotiable.
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Posted February 4, 2020
  • MERCK
    Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Programs

    • Multiscale Modeling of Biotherapeutics and Vaccines
      Brief description: The Preformulation-Predictive Sciences group develops creative and novel solutions to address significant unmet needs in the biopharmaceutical drug product development space. The Preformulation organization is continuing to build key scientific expertise in computational modeling of key molecular and macroscopic protein processes. Thus, we are seeking a highly motivated and driven postdoctoral individual that will lead the development of the next-generation computational and statistical tools to predict and mitigate physical instability challenges in protein-based formulations. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary environment, contributing to cross-functional teams and gaining insight into many aspects of biotherapeutic and vaccine discovery, development and manufacturing. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to author scientific papers on their research and present novel findings at scientific conferences.
    • Next-Generation Predictive Technology
      Brief description: We are looking for a highly driven and motivated post-doctoral scholar who will spearhead transformative innovations in machine and deep learning in the biopharmaceutical drug product development space. The advent of machine learning has created exciting new opportunities to improve drug products and positively impact the lives of patients. The integration of these new data technologies into the R&D landscape requires further study. The scholar will work in a highly dynamic environment at the interface of drug product development and data science. The scholar will develop innovative predictive solutions to pressing problems encountered in drug development of next-generation therapies for cancer, infectious diseases, and other areas.
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