Scientist, AS&T


Baltimore (Bayview), MD, US, 21224


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.




Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Scientist for our Analytical Sciences and Technology Department. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biochemistry or in another closely related scientific discipline with at least 6 years of relevant experience, an MS with a minimum of 4 years of experience or a Ph.D. with a minimum of 2 years of experience. Must possess skills and knowledge with a field such as cellular, immunological, molecular, bioanalytical and chemical test methods. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.




Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.


We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.




The main focus of the Scientist will be to support analytical method transfers and phase appropriate validation associated with manufacturing processes planned for implementation at the Baltimore site. 

The activities include supporting technology transfer information flow and supplies for analytical methods into QC and training of QC analysts.  As subject matter experts, the Scientist also will optimization and troubleshoot analytical methods implemented at the Baltimore Bayview site and assist with developing and then maintaining analytical methods and instruments in a cGMP compliant state throughout their lifecycle.

The Scientist will also participate in the development of internal and external (contract) analytical methods to support new platforms and technologies as needed. 

Additional activities include statistical analysis of tech transfer data and assay performance data, performing root cause analysis, and ensuring compliance with current regulatory expectations.




  • Conduct analytical method transfer, optimization, verification, and validation including collecting, analyzing and interpreting data, co-authoring protocols and reports.
  • Work directly in the laboratory to establish analytical methods
  • Demonstrate strong technical writing skills.
  • Participating in analytical method investigations.
  • Provide scientific review of protocols, reports, study designs, SOPs and test methods.
  • Assist in the design, development, execution, statistical analysis of validation protocols and reports for analytical, bioanalytical, and compendial methods used for the analysis of biological products and process impurities.
  • Collaborate with other functions on a technical level for various projects including but not limited to Quality Control and Manufacturing Sciences & Technology.
  • Participate in activities such as process transfer, statistical process control, process technical evaluations, process quality improvements (PAT), and site technology infrastructure improvements.
  • Support quality systems such as change controls and deviations
  • Communicate, support, and meet corporate and site goals and objectives
  • Build and maintain strong relationships within the group, crossfunctionally and with site leads.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, or closely related scientific discipline with at least 6 years of relevant experience, MS with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or Ph.D. with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Must possess skills and knowledge within a field such as cellular, immunological, molecular, bioanalytical and chemical test methods; for example, ELISA, qPCR, IEF, viral assays, cell-based assays, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, microbiological methods, sterility testing, endotoxin testing, HPLC with multiple modes of detection, CE, and UV and IR spectroscopy.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, safety and data integrity.
  • Experience in some of the following: assay method development, optimization, validation, equipment validation, and analytical investigation for biotherapeutic and vaccine products.  


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Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment,  subject to legally required exemptions.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore