Medical Sciences

Sr./Manager, Translational Sciences ( 2204-N-615-MED)

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.

Translational science facilitates the rapid application of preclinical research to patients through clinical trials in order to link up advances in science with better medicine. The translational science Sr./Manager will be responsible for the execution of clinical biomarker and translational science strategies. This role will work within a matrix team to enable productive interactions across research and clinical functions. This role will require an ability to operate in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment with partnerships that include both internal and external stakeholders.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage and oversee the transfer and validation of biomarker assays from preclinical, immunology, and discovery groups to external vendors (CROs)
  • Manage, develop, and review statements of work, deliverables, budgets, and contracts with external vendors to execute clinical biomarker plan including liaising with finance to ensure alignment with budget and department financial goals
  • Work collaboratively with clinical sciences and clinical operations to develop clinical protocols, lab manuals, and investigator brochures
  • Manage samples and data to ensure timely analysis and interpretation of biomarker data
  • Assist in the preparation and review of correlative data for internal and external meetings
  • Work collaboratively with clinical operations and quality management systems to maintain GCLP compliance
  • Provide study-related guidance and leadership to internal and external partners, including investigators, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • What You Will Bring:

  • Your whole self.
  • MS, or equivalent advanced degree in biological sciences with 8 + years of experience.  Equivalent degree and years of experience may be considered.
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience in the drug development process.
  • Demonstrated operational expertise in assay development and able to design sample management operations consistent with clinical trials.
  • Recent experience in cell therapy or immuno-oncology is considered a plus.
  • Experience working with data management systems and LIMS
  • Understanding of regulatory processes and clinical development.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver results.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills and proven ability to lead in a matrix environment.
  • Creative and innovative leadership with a sharp objective intellect and experience balancing big picture thinking with detailed analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential to work in a matrix team
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies
  • The level of this position will be based on the final candidate’s qualifications. 

  • ArsenalBio prioritizes the providing of a safe and healthy workplace that is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance and legal requirements.  In order to protect our employees and visitors, we require all visitors (including candidates) and employees to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when coming onsite.

    We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity, and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

    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.


    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


    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

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