Job Posting for Principal Associate, Analytical Development at Neogene Therapeutics
Neogene is looking for an initiative-taking, Principal Associate in Analytical Development that will be responsible for the execution of flow cytometry and cell-based potency assays for characterizing engineered TCR T-cell therapy. This role will also contribute to the establishment, development, and qualification of immuno-assays. This role is based out of Santa Monica, CA and reports directly to the Senior Scientist, Analytical Development.
Characterize T-cell therapy drug substance and drug products by performing cell culture and analytical assays using flow cytometers and other cell-based equipment (e.g. Incucyte, plate readers, etc.).
Perform routine assays for drug product release and characterization.
Complete projects, testing and tasks as assigned and report results by deadlines.
Assist in the everyday operation of analytical laboratories, including equipment management and reagent inventory.
Support cross-functional projects with research, process development and manufacturing groups.
MS degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, or related discipline with 2 years of relevant experience or BS degree in the concentrations with 4 years of relevant experience.
A good grasp of basic immunology is highly preferred.
Detail-oriented in both technical assay development and data analysis.
Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills for scientific studies and projects.
Enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic start-up company environment and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
Proficient experience in flow cytometry and mammalian cell culture.
Experience in executing and troubleshooting multi-color flow cytometry assays utilizing conventional or spectral flow cytometry is required.
Experience with data analysis tools: BD FACS Diva, FlowJo, and/or Cytek SpectroFlo is highly preferred.
Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, including both primary immune cells (i.e. T cells) and cell lines (i.e. tumor cells) is required.
Experience with executing immuno-assays (e.g., ELISA, Cell killing, LDH, Luciferase, etc…) is highly preferred.
Experience in analytical assay development and qualification is a plus.
We offer the opportunity to join a highly dynamic biotech company. You can expect a collaborative environment created by a team with deep scientific expertise and an industrial track-record in T cell therapies. We value pro-active team-players who pursue their goals with dedication, endurance and a daring mindset. If you share our commitment to make a difference to patients in need, we can provide a unique opportunity to be a major contributor to the success of a well-positioned, well-financed growth-stage biotechnology company.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.