Senior Scientist, Immunological Assay Lead

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 10 May 2021

Proclinical is seeking a highly motivated leader with gene therapy drug development experience to advance the gene therapy research efforts. Be empowered and join us as Gene Therapy Immunological Assays in the Global Gene Therapy Research Team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently or in collaboration with co-leads design, troubleshoot and execute
  • immunological assays to support projects in GGT and in collaboration with other units.
  • Proficient in utilization of Attune NxT, MSD, autoMACS, and executing ELISA, ELISPOT, ADA
    & Nab assays, also PBMC isolation, T cells culture is required.
  • Responsible for appropriate data interpretations of the results conducted by the
    candidate or as part of the team.
  • Contribute and/or lead the development of immunoassays with relevant technical input
    and great attention to details for the company's GT projects.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills. Responsible for completion
    of experiments and deliverables within established timelines.
  • Identify novel technologies or improvements for immunoassays that will contribute to the
    progress of GT projects.
  • Follow compliance of documentations in electronic lab book and the internal documentation.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Immunology with 2+ years of Industry experience required
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience and hands on executing several immunological assays, T cells culture, in vitro and in vivo models to evaluate immune responses.
  • Proficient in utilization of Attune NxT, MSD, autoMACS, and executing ELISA, ELISPOT, ADA & Nab assays, PBMC isolation, T cells culture is required.
  • Additional experience in single cell immune profiling, 10X Genomics NextGEM is a plus.
  • Experience in troubleshooting assays development and QC of assays is very important.
  • Experience in handling and analyzing clinical samples is a plus.
  • Experience with writing assay protocol, electronic lab book, documentation and study reports that could contribute to regulatory filing documents is preferred.
  • Excellent technical writing, communication, presentation and organizational skills is a must.
  • Demonstrates high level of technical skills and high standards for analytical rigor.
  • Demonstrates engagement in GT projects and program knowledge

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sofia Amark at (+1) 646-367-2764 or

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