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 scientists to develop molecular biology/qPCR-based analytical test methods and characterization tools in support of our cell therapy products. The position will report to a Principal Scientist who will be leading the development and qualification of methods, and method transfer to ArsenalBio’s Quality Control group. The individual will also interact cross-functionally across the organization to enable the success of ArsenalBio.
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 characterization of T cell therapy products.Maintain clear and concise documentation of developed processes in lab notebook (ELN)Compile documentation (protocols, test methods, reports) to facilitate the transfer of ArsenalBio’s analytical methods to Quality ControlCollaborate closely with other functions to enable effective and successful project executionActively engage in cross-functional collaborations with peers to overcome challengesOrganize, communicate, and present complex data to key stakeholders and senior managementAssist cross-functional activities including hand-offs to various teams, compiling data, and presenting at project meetingsStay up to date with current literature related to the scope of ArsenalBio’s research focus
What You Will Bring:Masters degree in Molecular biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, or other related biological sciences, or Bachelors degree in Molecular biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, or other related biological sciences with + years relevant experience.1+ years of relevant experience in T cell biology and/or immunotherapy preferredPrior experience in cell therapy, industry, analytical development preferredExceptional and reproducible bench skills and attention to detailsStrong molecular biology skill set, including gDNA/RNA extraction, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, ddPCRExperience with cell based assays optional, but preferred Understanding 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 solveDemonstrated 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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