Senior Research Associate/ Associate Scientist, Process Development

Posted 25 October 2022
LocationSan Diego
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAriana Lopez Cuevas

Job description

Associate Scientist/ Senior Research Associate



An exciting Biotech team based in Southern California, with a key focus in the field of programmed cellular immunotherapy for cancer and immune disorder are looking for a Associate Scientist/Senior Research Associate to join their Upstream Process Development team.


With investment from fortune 500 companies, such as Vanguard and Johnson & Johnson, the team are working on several clinical trials in multiple indications.


You will be responsible for supporting preclinical and IND-enabling activities. This role will collaborate closely with Manufacturing, R&D, QC and Analytical Departments.


This role will offer you

  • The opportunity to join a growing, dynamic, and innovative science company
  • Desirable working environment with career growth opportunities
  • Great benefits and annual bonus
  • Competitive Salary


You will be responsible for

  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments to develop and refine the parameters for cell expansion and differentiation for cell derived NK and T cell product manufacturing
  • Collaborate with the Manufacturing team to identify possible process improvements and design experiments to evaluate and make changes
  • Perform characterization of specific processes utilizing flow cytometry, gene expression profiling, and media analysis
  • Present data to Process Development team and program-specific teams


You will bring the following

  • M.S. with 2 years of relevant experience or B.S. with 4 years of relevant experience in immunology, cell biology, stem cell biology or biomedical engineering s
  • In depth experience with Cell Culture
  • In depth experience with Flow cytometry (data acquisition and manual analysis)
  • Prior experience in Process Development (Upstream) or Manufacturing setting is a plus


For more information about this opportunity, please apply to the role directly or send an email to