Job Description

Senior Research Associate
Job Number: 20-10554
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Senior Research Associate 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:
  • Help facilitate the development of assays that characterize the potency of autologous and allogenic cell therapies which are undergoing clinical trials, including CAR T cell products.
  • Able to execute and analyze experiments with some oversight that lead to the development of robust analytical methods.
  • The Senior Research Associate will have the responsibility for developing highly impactful methods, including QC methods for lot release testing, as well as characterization methods that support process development and comparability assessments. These methods will be used for further understanding of cell therapies, support development of the manufacturing processes, and/or QC release of the drug product.
  • The Senior Research Associate will have hands-on experience in assay development and will be interested in projects requiring close collaboration with other groups, such as discovery research, product sciences, process development, and QC.
  • Passionate about developing Client medicines, thrive in an intellectually challenging environment, and enjoy collaborating with a team of like-minded Scientists.
  • Execute cell-based assays
  • Ability to execute experiments with limited guidance and supervision
  • Examine gene expression using molecular techniques (e.g. Nucleic Acid purification, RT-qPCR)
  • Maintain meticulous laboratory notebooks
  • Help author, review and approve technical documents, including methods, protocols, reports, and SOPs
  • Understand of ICH/FDA/EMEA best practices and current thinking.
  • Facilitate smooth operation of the laboratory, including ordering, assisting in the cryopreservation of cellular
  • material, sample management, etc.
  • BS in Biology or related field with 3 to 5 years of relevant industry experience with cell-based assay method design and execution
  • Experience with cell culture techniques and ligand binding assays (e.g. ELISA, Luminex, MSD, AlphaLISA).
  • Proven experience with data analysis and interpretation using software (e.g. Softmax Pro, Gen5, Maestro, Excel).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Work effectively in a collaborative team setting
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with frequent changes in priorities-flexible.
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with both cell-based assays and molecular methods.
  • Automation experience
  • Working knowledge of electronic laboratory notebook software
  • Experience with Design of Experiment (DoEs) using JMP or equivalent statistical software.
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:
Jane Bautista
Jane Bautista | LinkedIn
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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