Job Description

Research Associate - Product Sciences
Job Number: 21-15997
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Research Associate - Product Sciences for our client in Seattle, WA.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Support the development of client’s cell therapies. Responsible for developing and executing mechanism of action and product characterization studies to support the development of gene-engineered and gene-edited T cell therapies.
  • Build T cell product and manufacturing process understanding through the generation of critical data.
  • This lab-based role requires a highly motivated, passionate, and creative individual that demonstrates the ability to work across a highly dynamic environment to support the advancement of cell therapy programs, from pre-IND enabling studies through commercialization.
  • Collaborate with highly skilled scientists while working across different therapeutic targets and cell therapy modalities.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead critical efforts to maintain tumor cell lines for the use within cell-based immunoassays
  • Execute experiments for the in-depth characterization of gene-engineered & edited T cells using flow cytometry, cell-based functional immunoassays, quantification of secreted cytokines by Meso Scale Discovery Analysis (MSD), and PCR analysis
  • Perform data analysis of critical sample data generated from characterization assays. Perform simple statistical data analysis where applicable
  • Timely and thorough documentation and completion of electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Presentation of experimental findings/results following study completion
  • Collaborate with other members of the Product Sciences Team and other cross-functional teams for the identification and prioritization of Client analytical approaches for interrogating gene-engineered and edited T cell function.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Cell/Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline with 0-3 years of relevant experience or M.S. with 0-1 year of relevant experience is required
  • Ability to work under moderate technical supervision and perform operational tasks independently is required
  • Experience with in vitro cell culture systems (i.e., maintaining cell lines and/or primary cells in culture, comfortable with sterility techniques)
  • Experience with human T cell biology and analytical tools for interrogating T cell phenotype and function, such as multi-parameter flow cytometry and/or in vitro cellular immunoassays etc.
  • Proven ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, & prioritize work on multiple projects
  • Detail orientation, excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and ability to present results at team and cross-functional team meetings
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm to learn, great attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have experience in lab-based research with a strong foundation in human T cell biology and a proven track-record of implementation of in vitro cell-based assays using human immune and/or tumor cells.
 
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with different standard and next generation analytical platforms for the characterization of T cell phenotype, differentiation, and function (i.e. cytotoxicity, cytokine production, and/or proliferation assays, single cell analysis, etc,).
  • Experience with data visualization software and/or coding-based data analysis (i.e., Prism, JMP, R or Python)
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact: 
Chris Imbien
Chris.Imbien@eclaro.com
(843) 872-9257
 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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