Principal Scientist, Process Development

Posted 09 March 2023
LocationCollege Station
Job type Permanent
Contact NameSam Heron

Job description

Principal Scientist, Process Development


BioTalent is supporting an exciting Texas-based Cell and Gene therapy manufacturer to appoint the Lead/Principal Scientist of the group. Leading teams, projects, and responsible for the build-out of their organization, set to double in headcount this year.


This role will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Lead the Process Development group covering the latest in Cell & Gene therapy technologies
  • Lead all Process Development & Tech Transfer projects.
  • Longer-term growth including leading a highly successful team of PD Scientists.
  • Work cross-functionally, collaborating with teams spanning all aspects of pre-clinical, clinical and commercial development.
  • Expand and build out your team through this year and into next year.


You will be responsible for:

  • Managing technology development and innovation projects.
  • Managing process/technology transfers.
  • Communication between functions and areas as well as customer interactions.
  • Representing PD for all regulatory inspections and customer audits.
  • Continuous improvement programs for all processes in line with company initiatives
  • Responsible for timelines, deadlines, and costs.


You must have the following:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or similar/related discipline with 4+ years of relevant industry experience (BS/MS considered with relevant experience).
  • Experience working with Cell or Gene therapies.
  • Experience working with scale-up and tech transfer to GMP manufacturing.
  • CDMO experience preferred.
  • Legal right to work in the USA without Visa Sponsorship.


Please feel free to reach out to me directly or apply to this advert to learn more over a confidential call:



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