Accelerating and scaling immune cell engineering

Effective application of innovative technology in biological research requires a collaborative and cross-disciplinary mindset.

We are a diverse group of engineers, scientists, and synthetic biologists dedicated to empowering our Discovery and Development organizations through design and deployment of state-of-the-art computational and biological tools.

Scientist/Sr.Scientist, High Throughput Assay Development (2152-N-690-HTA)

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 an outstanding Scientist, High Throughput Assay Development to join the High Throughput Assay Development team. The successful candidate is expected to work effectively across the organization to drive the implementation of immunological assays that are robust and scalable.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with the Synthetic Biology, Immunology, Clinical and Product Development teams to define, build, and scale-up (1000+ unique constructs) immunological assays such as cell killing, cytokine release, and repetitive stimulation
  • Drive the deployment of assays and engineering solutions for data generation in the context of research and development in the cell therapy space
  • Enable the transition to lab automation for screening workflows on adjacent teams
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and based on company needs
  • What You Will Bring:

  • Ph.D. in immunology, cell biology, chemical engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or a related discipline with 1+ years industry experience or MS with 4+ years industry experience
  • Experience with lab automation and high throughput screening
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work independently in a multi-team environment
  • Passion for engineering robust processes driven by well-understood metrics and performance monitoring
  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis and design of experiment (DOE) methodology is a plus
  • Experience working with a laboratory information management system and electronic lab notebook is a plus
  • 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 (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.


    “Modern data science, automation, and synthetic biology approaches have tremendous potential to accelerate the development of effective cell therapies. ArsenalBio is being built from the ground up to optimize the leveraging of these approaches through early and deep integration of engineers and technologists into our R&D programs. We are seeking ambitious and talented teammates to join us in our mission to improve the lives of cancer patients.”

    Tarjei Mikkelsen, PhD

    Chief Technology Officer


    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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