Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Immunology
  3. United States
East Norriton, USA
Posting date: 17 Nov 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a CAR-T Process Development Associate Scientist with a pharmaceutical company located in East Norriton, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform development studies including optimization of cell isolation, cell culture, cell transduction and cell cryopreservation processes.
  • Perform analytical tests to determine the viability of cells, characterization of T-cells by flow cytometry and T-cell functionality assays.
  • Author technical and scientific documents including but not limited to SOPs, Master Batch Records, study protocols and reports.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and reagents to optimize, characterize and develop a simple and reliable CAR-T cell manufacturing platform.
  • Perform data analysis and data presentation to the team and other cross-functional teams within the company.
  • Prepare protocols and reports for qualification and validation of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Other activities as assigned.
  • Will require some weekend and off-hours work.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS / MS in Immunology, Cell Biology, Bioengineering or a related field.
  • Experience in cell therapy product / process development strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with primary cell culture and cell processing methods.
  • Strong record keeping skills; excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment, working with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Experience in primary T-cell culture and expansion protocols.
  • Experience with analytical tools and laboratory techniques such as cell counting, cell culturing, transduction, thawing cell cryopreserved cell products, and cell cryopreservation.
  • Experience with flow cytometry and T cell phenotyping
  • Familiarity with statistical software applications (e.g. JMP)

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mike Raletz at 267-428-7770.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.