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 organized and motivated Research Associate/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 programsPerform activities associated with generating and maintaining a master and working cell bank inventoryPerform standard QC processes on cell lines, including but not limited to mycoplasma testing and target expression validationGenerate certificate of analysis and associated documentation for delivered cell linesRegister cell lines and maintain inventory in LIMS Work closely with scientists to coordinate complex experimentsAssist cross-functional activities for project teams, including hand-offs, data analysis and presenting at project meetingsStay up to date with current literature related to the scope of ArsenalBio’s research focus
What You Will Bring:Education: BS or MS in Cell or Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences or a related fieldExperience: BS with 4+ years or MS with 2+ years relevant research experience in industry or academiaExcellent aseptic cell culture techniques requiredExperience with FACS, multi-colour flow cytometry, and data analysis requiredProficiency at using data analysis tools such as FlowJo and GraphPad PrismFamiliarity with basic molecular skills including cloning, PCR and RT-PCR; and automation is a plusAbility to quickly adapt and learn new skills for changing research prioritiesFlexible mindset with the ability to think outside the box, creative approach to problem-solvingDemonstrated ability to work well in a highly collaborative team environment, coordinate tasks across multiple projects to meet deadlinesWillingness to accept other responsibilities outside of initial job descriptionStrong organizational skills, record keeping and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)Preferred Skills:Expertise with CRISPR gene editing and lentiviral transduction workflows and cell engineeringExperience in working with lentivirus production and transduction is desirableExperience in cell therapy or gene therapy field
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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