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Senior Scientist, Cell Therapy Analytical Development

Seattle, WA 98109

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 583008 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Top Skills: PhD, Flow/FACS, GMP/GLP, molecular/cell biology, cell-based assay/bioassay/potency*

Cell Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and Client's continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.
The Potency Group within Cell Therapy Analytical Development is responsible for potency assay development and functional characterization for cell therapy products. The Senior Scientist will develop state-of-the art flow cytometry and potency assays that support the company portfolio of preclinical and clinical-stage cell therapies. This role requires a strong understanding of cell biology (preferably T cell biology), and expertise with the design and development of flow based methods and functional assays. The role calls for close collaboration with flow and potency team members to ensure development of high quality functional assays.
  • PhD in immunology, cell biology, or related discipline (or MS with relevant experience)
  • Depth of understanding of cell biology (T cell activation/suppression preferred)
  • Technical experience with cell-based assay development
  • Knowledge of cGxP requirements preferred
  • Strong history of rigorous science applied to drive technical accomplishments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Track record of scientific accomplishments and publications
Key Responsibilities*
Responsible for flow and potency assay development for early- and late-stage development programs, development of fit-for-purpose biological characterization assays, and assay training and transfer to internal and external QC labs.

Contributes to sound scientific strategy to support regulatory acceptance of biological assays in clinical development.

Responsible for generation and documentation of results.

Responsible for experimental design, execution, data review and analysis, document writing, and contribution to regulatory submissions.

Collaborates with stakeholders in partner organizations on technical and strategic activities.

If you want to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, theres no better place than here with our Cell Therapy team. Full of incredible and dedicated team members, those working on CAR-T and other forms of Cell Therapy are transforming patients lives through science. From studying individualized cell lines to making brand new discoveries, this bold and personal discipline allows you to grow your career while making a lasting impact on the field of medicine. Join us today. 

60-71 pay rate range
**salary will be commensurate with experience**

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