For support of our USP Process Development Team at our Basel site (Switzerland) we are looking for


Senior Scientist USP Process Development 


Job description

·         Expediting customer projects as project team member responsible for USP Process Development

·         Guiding USP Scientists and managing personnel and equipment resources for said customer projects

·         Working on internal projects for continuously improving USP development strategy

·         Screening for and establishing of new technologies for high throughput upstream process development of mammalian cell cultures

·         Providing in-depth upstream processing expertise to the other team members of the USP Process Development Team

·         Reporting to the Team Leader USP Process Development


Qualification and skills:

·         Master or PhD in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, or Biology

·         Minimum 3 years industry experience in USP process development of biopharmaceuticals

·         Hands-on experience with common USP equipment (e.g. shakers, multi- and single-use bioreactors), experience with automated multi-parallel bioreactors favorable

·         Vast experience with mammalian cell cultures (CHO, HEK, and human cell lines) and thorough knowledge of cultivation techniques

·         Empathic and solution oriented personality with sound communication skills, basic leadership experience favorable

·         Proven capabilities in working in interdisciplinary teams

·         Excellent English skills, German skills favorable


Our offer:

·         Permanent employment

·         Flexible working hours

·         Corporate Fitness program

·         Personal development based on individual capabilities

·         Broad insight in various areas of development and manufacturing

·         Corporate culture build on recognition, respect, and empathy



Please send your application to



Celonic AG

Human Resources

Eulerstrasse 55

CH - 4051 Basel

Tel +41 (0) 61 5649-150