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.

I: Job Summary


The Scientist will support analytical and raw material method transfers associated with manufacturing processes planned for implementation at the Baltimore site and maintaining methods in a cGMP compliant state throughout their lifecycle.  The activities include writing protocols, reports, training and coordinating validation executions, and supporting any quality events.  This position will be working directly in the laboratory.   


II: Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Work directly in the laboratory to establish analytical methods.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data, co-author protocols and reports.
  • Participate in investigation. Supporting CAPAs, Deviation, and Change Controls
  • Demonstrate strong technical writing skills.
  • Provide scientific review of protocols, reports, study design and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • 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 product 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.
  • Communicate, support, and meet corporate and site goals and objectives.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with site leads.
  • Other duties as required.


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.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.


III: Education, Experience & Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, 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 strong technical skills and knowledge within a field such as cellular, immunological, molecular, analytical, and chemical test methods.
  • Experience with HPLC with multiple modes of detection, Capillary Electrophoresis, and UV and IR spectroscopy.  Hands on knowledge of cell culture, ELISAs, qPCR, IEF, viral assays, cell-based assays, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, microbiological methods, sterility testing, endotoxin testing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, safety and data integrity.
  • Experience in some of the following: analytical method development, optimization, validation, equipment validation, and analytical investigation for biotherapeutic and vaccine products.  
  • Excellent writing skills is highly desired.


Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill.

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.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


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.


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

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore