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Scientist I, Process Development

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Job Description

Do you have a passion for innovative ideas and groundbreaking discoveries? With over $1 billion invested annually in R&D, at Thermo Fisher Scientific you’ll help solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, from giving cancer patients hope, ensuring safe drinking water and helping law enforcement tackle cases through forensics. We empower our teams to put science into meaningful action and give our R&D colleagues the autonomy, resources and tools they need to take science a step beyond.

Location/Division Specific Information

How will you make an impact?

Responsible for developing or transferring analytical methods to support biopharmaceutical process development. You will work within an interdisciplinary team of scientists where you will learn and supply your skills and ideas to projects.

What will you do?

  • Perform laboratory experiments to develop, assess or transfer qPCR based methods. You will gain experience using industry standard technology such as Applied Biosystems real-time PCR for the quantitation of residual DNA.
  • Learn to interpret client documents and literature to strategize approaches for successful method development, qualification, and/or method transfer activities.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of analytical data and collaborate with the analytical team for method lifecycle review.
  • Communicate findings and discuss relevance of your data to a multi-discipline team consisting of upstream and downstream process development scientists, quality control, quality assurance, process engineers and our customers.

Who we are looking for: experience, skills & abilities
  • Theoretical knowledge of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technologies.
  • Desire to learn and motivated to be part of a fast paced team.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent communication and prioritization skills.


  • Bachelor in Molecular Biology / Chemistry / Biochemistry / Chemical Engineering, or a related field.

  • With Bachelor's degree, no industry experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Passion for learning the analytical methods required for successful process development!
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. A one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, resolve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We strive to build an inclusionary work environment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Job posted: 2024-05-23