Development

Turning our discoveries into life-saving medicines.

Developing safe and effective therapies requires innovation, discipline, and commitment to the highest standard of quality and ethics. By bringing together novel discoveries into new medicines you will help deliver on the full promise of cell therapy to cure disease.

Together, we will transform the potential of cell therapy into a practical reality.

Senior Research Associate - Analytical Development (Process Development and Technology Operations)

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments.  Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Research Associate to join the ArsenalBio Process Development and Technology Operations team. The individual will work closely with scientists to develop analytical test methods and characterization tools in support of our cell therapy products. The position will report into a Scientist who will be leading the development and qualification of methods, and method transfer to ArsenalBio’s CDMO. The individual will also interact cross-functionally across the organization to enable ArsenalBio’s success.

What You Will Do

  • Assist with planning and execution of experiments and associated analysis and reporting, in support of developing analytical test methods and characterization assays for releasing and characterizing T cell therapy products
  • Compile documentation (protocols, test methods, reports) to facilitate the transfer of ArsenalBio’s analytical methods to an external CDMO
  • Collaborate closely with other functions to enable effective and successful project execution
  • Actively engage in cross-functional collaborations with peers to overcome technical challenges
  • Organize, communicate, and present complex data to key stakeholders and senior management
  • Stay up to date with current literature related to the scope of ArsenalBio’s research focus
  • What You Will Bring

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Cell Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, or other related biological sciences
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in T cell biology and/or immunotherapy
  • Prior experience in cell therapy, industry, analytical development preferred
  • Expertise in multi-color flow cytometry including panel design and data analysis, T cell functional assays (proliferation, cytotoxicity, cytokine/chemokine release), ELISA, and qPCR preferred
  • Understanding of ICH guidelines, Quality by Design (QBD) principles, method qualification and validation preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly adaptive environment and learn new skills for changing priorities
  • Flexible and creative, with ability to think outside the box in order to problem solve
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment, coordinate tasks across multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to expand scope of responsibilities outside of initial job description, with time 
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or Arsenalbio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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    ArsenalBio was formed by its investors and scientific founders to discover, develop and commercialize curative and safe cellular therapies for patients with life threatening diseases, initially cancer.

    We believe the most productive and secure route to achieving this goal is to build scaled platforms of technologies challenged with scientific questions to yield informative data from hypothesis driven, well controlled experiments. These data will inform the design of ambitious, best-in-class, lead compositions. Our leads will be rigorously evaluated and honed until we are convinced our matured leads, called development candidates, can be prepared for testing in needy, and vulnerable patients.

    Our products will be designed to speed the transition of cell therapy from hospital-based to outpatient treatments, increasing access to more patients at lower cost to patients, health systems, and insurers.

    To achieve this mission, we are building diverse teams of talented, curious, and caring individuals who believe in our mission and our vision to be sustainable in our business plan, our work habits, and our personal lives.

    Our values create: a foundation for mutual respect, an engaging harmony from many voices, and unselfish behavior to aid our colleagues.

    This is ArsenalBio.
    This is our Company.


    Ken Drazan, MD
    Founding CEO

    Benefits

    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits