Scientist (Purification or Fermentation or Formulation)

Our Biolgics group is expanding and has multiple openings at the Scientist level in Cell Culture, Purification and Formulation.  Please check out our website for the full job descriptions at http://www.nektar.com/careers/overview

Requirements: A PhD in a scientific or engineering discipline is preferred. Equivalent experience may be accepted. A minimum of 2 years work experience in a biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, preferably in purification or fermentation or formulation development, is required. Post-doctoral work may serve as experience. Exceptional non-PhDs, with demonstrated capabilities and relevant experience (e.g MS with 6 years, B.S. with 10 years) will also be considered. The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills, as well as the ability to work on several projects or initiatives concurrently and prioritize appropriately, and with superior time management skills. Good computer skills are required.  Working knowledge of MS word, Excel, Power point is required. Experience working in an FDA regulated environment and knowledge of current GMPs as they apply to laboratory practices are a plus.