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Associate Director, Cell Line Development

Company: Carolina Pharmaceutical Research
Location: Fremont
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Associate Director, Cell Line Development **Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


We are seeking a talented Senior Manager/Associate Director to lead Cell Line Development at a fast-growing biologics CDMO based in Fremont, CA. The responsibilities of this individual will include expanding cell line development labs, growing cell line development group, overseeing daily operations, and maintaining industry leading cell line development capability.


+ Lead cell line development group to conduct key activities associated with production cell line development including transfection, selection, single cell cloning, high throughput screening, characterization of clonal cell lines using scale-down models, cell banking, and cell line stability studies for various biologics modalities, such as mAbs, bispecifics, Fc-fusion proteins, enzymes, and other recombinant proteins.

+ Evaluate and implement innovative strategies to improve cell line development speed and efficiency. Develop and optimize new protein expression platform including designing, constructing, and evaluating novel expression vectors and expression system.

+ Build an industry leading cell line development group with talented team members. Ensure proper training and provide guidance to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence.

+ Lead in customer interaction and keep custom routinely informed via various update venues. Create written technical reports, and present and publish data at internal and public forums.

+ Ensure efficient planning and execution including daily operations to meet project timeline.

+ Work closely with cross-functional teams to support CMC development activities.

+ Additional responsibilities as assigned.



+ PhD with minimum of 5 years of experience in cell line development for biologics in a pharmaceutical/CDMO industry setting, or masters degree with minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or bachelors degree with minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

+ Experience in various mammalian expression systems and specific productivity improvement technologies.

+ Experience with product quality control by cell line engineering.

+ Experience with cell line development lab automation and high-throughput technologies.

+ Ability to think critically and demonstrated leadership skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to work in and manage teams.

+ Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.


+ Experience with leading cell line development group

+ Excellent technical background in all aspects of cell line development

+ Experience with the preparation of regulatory submissions

+ Experience and knowledge in GMP cell banking operations

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (

Keywords: Carolina Pharmaceutical Research, Fremont , Associate Director, Cell Line Development, Executive , Fremont, California

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