Technology

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 I/Sr. Scientist I

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 an organized and motivated scientist  to drive the application of new cell engineering technology in our Cell Line Development Core. The successful candidate will work closely with project teams to design and generate engineered cell lines in support of preclinical programs.

What You Will Do:

  • Employ viral and non-viral approaches to engineer mammalian cell lines in support of preclinical CAR T programs
  • Conduct activities associated with generating and maintaining a master and working cell bank inventory
  • Perform standard QC processes on cell lines, including but not limited to sterility/mycoplasma testing and target expression validation
  • Generate certificate of analysis and associated documentation for delivered cell lines
  • Register cell lines and maintain inventory in LIMS 
  • Work closely with scientists to coordinate complex experiments
  • Assist cross-functional activities for project teams, including data analysis and presenting at project meetings
  • Stay up to date with current literature related to the scope of ArsenalBio’s research focus

  • What Will You Bring:

  • Bachelors degree in Cell or Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences or a related field in industry or academia with 6+ years relevant experience or Masters degree with 4+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent aseptic cell culture techniques required
  • Experience with FACS, multi-color flow cytometry, and data analysis is a plus
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new skills for changing research priorities
  • Ability to think outside the box, creative approach to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a highly collaborative team environment, coordinate tasks across multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to accept other responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Strong organizational skills, record keeping and interpersonal communication skills

  • 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.

    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.

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    “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

    Benefits

    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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