Salary commensurate with education and experience.
This open application pool is a continuous, open-ended advertisement for those candidates interested in applying to one of the job titles listed below. Open positions may not be available at the specific time of your submission; however, once a position becomes available, candidates with documents in the pool will be screened preferentially. Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply are listed at the end of this document. The jobs covered in this pool include:
LS0041 Bio/Pharmaceutical Production Specialist I
Job Descriptions: The category of Bio/Pharmaceutical Production (also known as Bio/Pharmaceutical Manufacturing) provides services that facilitate the production of specialized products under controlled, FDA-regulated conditions. Bio/Pharmaceutical Production employees are to be capable of performing both physical and administrative activities. Candidates are encouraged to apply to these positions should their background and experiences match the requirements as described below.
Bio/Pharmaceutical Production Specialist I: This position is open to individuals that have an understanding of scientific concepts but are novices to the Bio/Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Higher education degree (two or four year) in a biology/biotech/chemistry type field is suggested. The position supports production activities of a cGMP manufacturing campaign and individuals are given direction from senior staff. Employees in this category must have the ability to clearly and efficiently communicate with others. Employee must be able to physically work in rooms that require specialized manufacturing gowning. Employee must have basic microbiological laboratory skills or equivalent. Employee may perform other duties as required. •Assist in the implementation of manufacturing processes, including purification steps and sample testing methods in to production campaigns. •Perform laboratory support activities in a timely and concise way. •Ability to take instructions in the manufacturing room and be able to delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. •Perform both simple and complex laboratory procedures such as cell culture, protein purifications, DNA/RNA manipulations, immunohistochemistry, and other laboratory methods. •Support in the creation of controlled documents such as specification sheets, production records, protocols, reports, SOPs and other directive documents. •Takes responsibility for maintaining material inventories for manufacturing use. May be required to supervise others. •Supports the maintenance of the ISO status as well as the clean room status of each of the GMP room. This involves the physical cleaning of floors, walls, ceilings, equipment and other surface areas in these controlled rooms. •Required to manage and record non-batch card laboratory activities daily in project-specific laboratory notebooks under GDP.
Employment Type: The job title categories within this pool are for positions (when available) that are within a range of 0.5-1.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) effort (i.e., 50-100% work effort). Hiring into a particular position at a specific FTE effort is based on the availability of task-specific funds and one’s skill set. Please note that this FTE effort and your salary will be very clearly communicated to you prior to hiring. Continued employment is not guaranteed and is also based on the availability of task-specific funds, one’s skill set and other variables.
Application Deadline: 10-31-2013. NOTE: This pool will expire in approximately one year (10-31-2013) and individuals will need to reapply to be considered beyond that date.
How to Apply to the Bio/Pharmaceutical Production Applicant Pool: Email in PDF form a cover letter addressing your ability to meet the required and desired professional attributes, provide a job specific resume to BioPharmSpecI@colostate.edu and list three references with email and telephone contact information. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis.
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