Careers

In addition to the roles below, ExcellGene is interested in getting to know exceptional individuals with high ethical standards that strive for scientific and technological excellence within a creative and team-oriented work environment. If this sounds interesting to you, please send us your application through the application form at the bottom of this page.

Available roles


Research Associate - Down Stream Processing (DSP) (biologics)

Job description

  • Execution of generic purifications at lab scale and mid-scale levels to deliver purified proteins according to expected specifications, including production of non-GMP lots for Tox studies
  • Support for DSP development for various biologics for pre-clinical and clinical phases of development
  • Support of development and characterization of new purification procedures
  • Support of DSP scale-up, and development of scale-down models
  • Maintenance of high standards of quality, cleanliness, and organization within the laboratory environment
  • Preparation of process development report and presentations for internal and/or external client meetings.

Required skills

  • Good knowledge and experience in downstream processing concepts and implementation strategies (e.g. buffer preparation, depth-filtration, TFF, FPLC systems…)
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience in chromatography-based protein purification (e.g. affinity, ion-exchange, hydrophobic interactions, size-exclusion) and filtration-based separation methods for biologics
  • Knowledge in high-throughput DSP development and DoE, experience is a plus
  • Knowledge in viral inactivation/ filtration, experience is plus
  • Knowledge in DSP scale-up and development of scale-down models, experience is plus
  • Good computer skills (Office package)
  • Scientifically curious, proactive, willing to learn, flexible, and with attention to details
  • With strong sense of discipline and with initiative with hands-on approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Generally independent, but with ability to work in multicultural team environment within matrix organization
  • Fluency in French, good written and oral English skills.

Mandatory requirements

  • BSc/MSc (or higher) in Biotechnology, Biology or Chemistry, or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in downstream processing, preferably within industrial environment.
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Research Associate - Analytics (biologics)

This position is permanent, full-time, and to start immediately.

Job description

Under the responsibility of the Head of Analytics you will actively participate:

  • in development of new protein-related analytical tools and methods;
  • in qualification/validation of analytical methods according to required quality;
  • in redaction of procedures;
  • in routine analytical analysis and lab maintenance.

Required skills

  • Excellent understanding of protein biochemistry
  • Good knowledge in analytical methods qualification/validation, verification, and equipment qualification, experience is plus
  • Experience in writing effective SOPs and similar document
  • Knowledge and experience with variety of protein-related analytical methods, with emphasis on Capillary Electrophoresis (CE), capillary isoelectric focusing (cIEF), and H/UPLC-based methods (SEC, RP, IEX)
  • Excellent computer skills (Office Package)
  • Scientifically curious, proactive, willing to learn, flexible, and with attention to details
  • Strong sense of discipline and initiative with hands-on approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Generally independent, but with ability to work in multicultural team environment within matrix organization
  • Fluency in French, good written and oral English skills.

Mandatory requirements

  • BSc/MSc (or higher) in Biotechnology, Biology or Chemistry, or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in an analytical lab, preferably within industrial environment
  • Knowledge of analytical methods development and qualification/validation (per ICH Q2).
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Lab Technician - Cell culture (biologics)

Job description

  • Plan and perform cell culture techniques with suspension-adapted mammalian cell lines (e.g. CHO and HEK): seed maintenance, transfection for protein production and stable pool generation, recombinant pool selection, stable cell line generation and optimization; batch and fed-batch cultures
  • Perform general laboratory tasks (handling of stocks and ordering, preparation of reagents), and maintain the functionality of equipment
  • Conduct experiments and provide support as defined by the Project Team Leader
  • Keep an up-to-date written and electronic record of your laboratory work
  • Support the preparation of process development report and presentations.

Required skills

  • Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, as well as protein production from mammalian cells (transient and/or stable)
  • Molecular biology skills are a plus
  • Understanding of MS Office applications
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and autonomy
  • With strong sense of discipline and with initiative with hands-on approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • Generally independent, but with ability to work in teams
  • Fluency in French, oral English is a plus.

Mandatory requirements

  • Educational background required: from technical (“CFC Laborantin”) to Bachelor Degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology or related discipline
  • 1-3 years of relevant laboratory experience.
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