Sr. Research Associate, Cell Therapies (t135)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months
  • Research & Development
  • Cambridge, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•       Independently go through published literatures, design, plans and executes experiments, assay development and validation for all assigned projects or portion of a project
•       Maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks/electronic note books.
•       Develop methods to improve existing techniques and/or efficiencies
•       Prepares study protocols, reports, technology transfer documentation, and regulatory documents.
•       Plans and implements resolutions to technical problems/issues.
•       Help with lab general operation tasks
•       Understands project timelines and deliverables and plans/coordinates project work accordingly
•       Works collaboratively with other members from different teams and demonstrates independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research and able to work effectively in a matrix organization.
•       Builds and maintains relationships with key vendors and assists with technical aspects of vendor negotiations

REQUIREMENTS:
•       Master’s degree in biology, pharmacy, biomedical engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 3+ years relevant experience
•       Hands-on experiences in BD or other multi-color flow cytometry, panel design, development and data analysis
•       Expertise in various immune assays, assay development and assay qualification
•       Prior experience with adaptive Immunity, T/NK cell biology is highly desirable
•       Prior experience with Cell Therapies and/or Oncology related field is preferred but not required
•       Experiences in working in multidiscipline teams and communicates complex data/decisions within department and cross functionally.
•       Proactive and highly self-motivated with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
•       Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

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