Senior Research Associate (Research) - WA in Seattle, WA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description


Job Description:

  • Our client is seeking an enthusiastic, self-driven individual to join its multi-disciplinary Process Development team.
  • The Senior Research Associate will assist scientists and engineers within the pipeline process development group to design and develop novel manufacturing process for CAR and TCR T cell products.
  • The position will require experimental design, experimental execution, data analysis, drafting of technical reports, and presentation of results. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Execution of T-cell culture related experiments
  • Execution of multi-parameter flow cytometry and bioassays is a PLUS, not critical 
  • Maintenance of excellent data records 
  • Analysis and summarization of results 

Qualifications and Education Requirements: 

  • BS in a scientific or engineering discipline 
  • 3-6 years of industrial process development experience (some flexibility here) 

Preferred Skills: 

  • Primary cell culture experience; especially T-cells
  • Familiar with design of experiment approaches and statistical analysis of data 
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: R, Python, Spotfire, statistical analysis software such as JMP 
  • Prior experience with T cell selection, viral transduction, T-cell expansion and cryopreservation is an asset 
  • Familiarity with high throughput testing platforms and technologies 
  • Familiarity with development and utilization of scale-down models is an asset 
  • Basic experience in executing analytical techniques such as multicolor flow cytometry or bioassays 
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills 
  • Excellent organization skills 
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced team environment, meet deadlines, prioritize work across multiple projects

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