Research Associate II or III - Analytical Development (Cell Biology)

Precision Biosciences
Durham, North Carolina, US
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Academic / Research
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Employment Type
Full time
Summary The Research Associate II or III will work in the Cell Therapy Bioassay/Immunoassay/Flow Cytometry team of Precision BioSciences. This individual will provide biologic analytical support for Product Sciences and Cell Therapy Process Development projects. The position will contribute to development efforts for CART-cell projects by providing sample preparation and analysis in a timely manner. This position is lab-based and will share facilities and resources with the Cell Therapy teams. Please note, Precision BioSciences mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document. Primary responsibilities will include: * Design, develop, characterize and document analytical methods for the phenotypic characterization of genome-edited cell therapy products * Execute established assays and analyze data according to SOPs and report results of analysis to team leaders in a timely manner * Multi-color Flow Cytometry * Immunoassay * Bioassay * Coordinate with team members to plan and conduct experiments that need to be carried out in a timely manner to achieve Precisions development goals * Work collaboratively on aspects of experiments to be performed by other members of the team as part of larger ongoing experiments Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Education/Experience Required: * Bachelors degree (B.S/B.A.) in the biological sciences or related discipline and 2+ years of related biopharma industrial experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred: * Experience in multi-parametric flow cytometry * Experience with cellular immunology assay development, including multiplex cytokine analysis and immunological functional assays * Familiarity with immunology and T cell biology * Experience with mammalian cell culture * Understanding of drug substance and drug product release testing methodologies Travel Requirements * Minimal travel is required for this position. Opportunities to participate in conferences, seminars and workshops will be available and encouraged. Location * This is an office-based position located at the main headquarters in downtown Durham, NC. Precision BioSciences mission and vision is to translate the worlds most powerful genome editing technology into greatly needed products throughout the life sciences, by being the conduit through which the greatest genome engineering challenges are solved. Precisions wholly proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform enables the production of highly specific nucleases that can insert, remove, and modify DNA at essentially any location in a complex genome. Through our ARCUS platform, we are developing genome editing-based products to address critical needs in oncology, genetic disease, agriculture, and beyond. For additional information, please visit Precision BioSciences provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Precision BioSciences complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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