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Senior Scientist, T Cell Immunology (m/f/d)


What you have to offer:

  • Minimum requirements; Ph.D. in T cell immunology or related discipline, and/or relevant work experience
  • with strong knowledge of T cell biology, immuno-oncology, and cell therapy process development with at least 8 years experience.
  • Significant experience with large-scale, closed-system technologies for cell processing and culturing
  • Mastery of multicolor flow cytometry and other immune related assays
  • Experience with molecular biology and/or cell engineering a plus
  • Experience with CMC and tech transfer
  • Ability to balance independent execution with strategic contributions and project management
  • Excellent attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Enjoys solving challenging scientific questions in a fast-paced environment
  • Independent, flexible, self-motivated, and the ability to work well with others

Supporting BioNTech's R&D team in the US by:

  • Lead and execute process development activities to prepare for phase 1 manufacturing of a new neoantigen-specific T cell therapy, including upscaling of key process steps and at-scale testing of the proposed manufacturing process
  • Present results to both scientific and cross-functional teams
  • Represent process development in cross-functional CMC and program teams
  • Support tech transfer of the manufacturing process to the phase 1 manufacturing site
  • Support program regulatory filing

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BioNTech US
Cambridge, Massachusetts [USA]