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Research Associate

Posted 15 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 12 December 2021

​​Job Description:

  • Lead critical efforts to maintain tumor cell lines for the use within cell-based immunoassays

  • Execute experiments for the in-depth characterization of gene-engineered & edited T cells using flow cytometry, cell-based functional immunoassays, quantification of secreted cytokines by Meso Scale Discovery Analysis (MSD), and PCR analysis

  • Perform data analysis of critical sample data generated from characterization assays. Perform simple statistical data analysis where applicable

  • Timely and thorough documentation and completion of electronic laboratory notebooks

  • Presentation of experimental findings/results following study completion

  • Collaborate with other members of the Product Sciences Team and other cross-functional teams for the identification and prioritization of novel analytical approaches for interrogating gene-engineered and edited T cell function.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Cell/Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline with 0-3 years of relevant experience or M.S. with 0-1 year of relevant experience is required

  • Ability to work under moderate technical supervision and perform operational tasks independently is required

  • Experience with in vitro cell culture systems (i.e., maintaining cell lines and/or primary cells in culture, comfortable with sterility techniques)

  • Experience with human T cell biology and analytical tools for interrogating T cell phenotype and function, such as multi-parameter flow cytometry and/or in vitro cellular immunoassays etc.

  • Proven ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, & prioritize work on multiple projects

  • Detail orientation, excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and ability to present results at team and cross-functional team meetings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with different standard and next generation analytical platforms for the characterization of T cell phenotype, differentiation, and function (i.e. cytotoxicity, cytokine production, and/or proliferation assays, single cell analysis, etc,).

  • Experience with data visualization software and/or coding-based data analysis (i.e., Prism, JMP, R or Python)

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