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.
We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Research Associate to join the ArsenalBio Technical Operations team. The individual will work closely with team members to develop analytical test methods and characterization tools in support of our cell therapy products. The individual will also interact cross-functionally across the organization to enable the success of ArsenalBio.
What You Will Do:Design, test, and implement fit-for-purpose analytical assays to support the characterization and release of cell therapy products.Independently develop ELISA and cell-based assay and qualify assays Plan and execute assays, and analyze data and timely deliver reportsProvide technical expertise and leadership within project teams and in a matrix environment.Establish tracking and trending analyses of process development and cGMP production runs, including evaluation of critical reagents and lot to lot variability, in order to improve process standardization.Good understanding of cGMP environment, for process and assay development, qualification and validation preferred.Collaborate closely with other functions to enable effective and successful project development; actively engage in cross-functional collaboration with peers to overcome challengesOrganize, communicate, and present complex data sets to key stakeholders and senior management
What You Will Bring:Degree in Biotechnology, Bioprocess engineering, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related disciplineYears of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical setting, and successful performance track record in establishing and applying analytical assays for cell therapy products as stated: Sr. Research Associate - Bachelor degree with 2+ years of hands-on experience in flow cytometry is preferredExpertise in ELISA and cell-based assay development Prior experience in T cell biology, cell therapy, industry, analytical development preferredExpertise in multi-color flow cytometry including panel design and data analysis, T cell functional assays (proliferation, cytotoxicity, cytokine/chemokine release), ELISA, and qPCR highly preferredUnderstanding of ICH guidelines, Quality by Design (QBD) principles, method qualification and validation preferredAbility to work in a highly adaptive environment and learn new skills for changing prioritiesFlexible and creative, with ability to think outside the box in order to problem solveExcellent communications and presentation skills, written and verbalDemonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment, coordinate tasks across multiple projects to meet deadlinesWillingness to expand scope of responsibilities outside of initial job description, with time
What We Will Offer You:
ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge.
We have a robust mentorship program, and comprehensive development tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as they 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.
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.
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