two year term

Carole Greffe Carole.Greffe at nrc.ca
Mon Apr 7 18:35:38 EST 1997


Research Associate

Animal Cell Technology

Two-year term position.

Your challenge
The position involves participating in a research and development project 
in the field of animal cell recombinant protein production.  The 
candidate will be responsible for the large scale implementation (up to 
150L) of production processes developed within animal cell technology 
activities of the group.  The work will focus on high cell density 
culture and production operation in GLP mode for industrial contract or 
collaboration projects.  As, such, at least 50% of the total activity 
must be dedicated to research in the domain of advanced process control 
based on metabolic engineering concepts and kinetic models.  The position 
requires thorough knowledge and experience in engineering, biochemical 
engineering. animal cell culture and metabolic engineering.  It also 
requires, a high quality for interpersonal relations suited to a 
multidisciplinary team.  The candidate must ensure the dissemination of 
information on his/her research activities at national and international 
level and increase the orientation of the in terms of diversified 
applications, towards the industrial sector.

Screening criteria
Applicants must demonstrate within the contents of their applications 
that they meet the following criteria in order to be given further 
consideration as candidates.

Your credentials
Bachelor’s degree in chemical. biochemical or microbiological engineering 
(or equivalent), Doctorate in biochemical processes.

Experience
Postdoctoral experience in the field of animal cell culture, particularly 
from the point of view of the development of media, products and/or 
processes at pilot scale.  Experience in control, monitoring and data 
treatment.  Experience in supervision  of development and/or production 
projects.  Sound knowledge of in vitro cell culture in bench-top and 
pilot scale bioreactors, bioprocess technology and cGMP operating 
production procedures.

Condition of employment
An enhanced reliability check will be undertaken.

Salary range
Commencement with qualifications.


Closing date
April 16, 1997.  Please quote reference number 
Recruitment and Staffing Group 
National Research Council Canada
Montreal Road, M-58
Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R6

Contact Person: Amine Kamen (514) 496-2264
Internet: amine.kamen at nrc.ca

NRC is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all those who apply and 
advise that only those selected



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