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, T-Cell Screening Operations (2255-N-692-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, T-Cell Screening Operations to join the High Throughput Assays team. The successful candidate is expected to work effectively across the organization to execute high quality T-cell screens.

What You Will Do:

  • Operate multiple automation platforms to transfect primary T-cells and perform downstream functional assays.
  • Troubleshoot, improve, and innovate processes to increase efficiency, speed, and efficacy.
  • Manage, coordinate, and execute complex experimental schedules within a broader team.
  • Interpret experimental results, communicate conclusions to colleagues and make/escalate decisions as needed.  
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in Discovery, Software Engineering, and Automation to maintain peak pipeline efficiency.

  • What You Will Bring:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline. B.S. with 7 + years of relevant experience, M.S. with 5+ years of relevant experience. Or, Ph.D. with relevant field experience.
  • Proven laboratory skills, the ability to generate high-quality and reproducible data, and history of independently troubleshooting experiments. 
  • Experience writing, optimizing, and following complex protocols and SOPs.
  • Track record of successful collaborative work on a team.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Experience executing high-throughput protocols using laboratory automation platforms including liquid handling robotics.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cell culture, flow cytometry, and T-cell functional assays.
  • Knowledge of SQL or other database tools and/or basic proficiency with Python or related programming language.

  • 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.


    “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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