- Expiry Date: 06 February 2022
Purpose and scope of position:
The analytical development organization is seeking a Senior Research Associate that will help facilitate the development of assays that characterize the potency of autologous and allogenic cell therapies which are undergoing clinical trials, including CAR T cell products. The Senior Research Associate will be able to execute and analyze experiments with some oversight that lead to the development of robust analytical methods. The Senior Research Associate will be responsible for developing highly impactful methods that may include QC methods for lot release testing and/or characterization methods that support the development of next generation manufacturing processes that improve the quality of novel medicines. The Senior Research Associate will have hands-on experience in assay development and will be excited by projects requiring close collaboration with other groups, such as discovery research, product sciences, process development, and QC. The Senior Research Associate will be passionate about developing novel medicines, thrive in an intellectually challenging environment, and enjoy collaborating with a team of like-minded Scientists.
Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:
Education: BS in Biology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, or related field
Experience 3 to 5 years of relevant industry experience.
Experience with cell culture techniques and cell based assays (e.g. ELISA, flow cytometry, viability dyes).
Proven experience with data analysis and interpretation using software (e.g. JMP, GraphPad, Excel).
Strong attention to detail.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Work effectively in a collaborative team setting.
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with frequent changes in priorities-flexible.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Execute cell-based and immunological assays
Ability to execute experiments with limited guidance and supervision
Maintain meticulous laboratory notebooks
Present data to Team (Power Point Presentations)
Help author, review and approve technical documents, including methods, protocols, reports, and SOPs
Understand of ICH/FDA/EMEA best practices and current thinking.
Facilitate smooth operation of the laboratory, including ordering, assisting in the cryopreservation of cellular material, sample management, etc.
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