Senior Scientist, T-cell Process Development

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Immunology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 27 May 2021

Proclinical is recruiting for a Senior Scientist of T-Cell Process Development for a global biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA. The company is a fully integrated subsidiary with a strong foundation in Europe and a focus on the development of novel neoantigen-targeted T cell therapies, complementing the highly innovative scientific approach and diversified pipeline of transformative cancer medicines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute process development activities to prepare for phase 1 manufacturing of a new neoantigen-specific T cell therapy, including upscaling of key process steps and at-scale testing of the proposed manufacturing process
  • Present results to both scientific and cross-functional teams
  • Represent process development in cross-functional CMC and program teams
  • Support tech transfer of the manufacturing process to the phase 1 manufacturing site
  • Support program regulatory filing

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements; Ph.D. in T cell immunology or related discipline, and/or relevant work experience with strong knowledge of T cell biology, immuno-oncology, and cell therapy process development with at least 8 years' experience.
  • Significant experience with large-scale, closed-system technologies for cell processing and culturing
  • Mastery of multicolor flow cytometry and other immune related assays
  • Experience with molecular biology and/or cell engineering a plus
  • Experience with CMC and tech transfer
  • Ability to balance independent execution with strategic contributions and project management
  • Excellent attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Enjoys solving challenging scientific questions in a fast-paced environment
  • Independent, flexible, self-motivated, and the ability to work well with others

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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