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


What you have to offer

  • Minimum requirements; PhD in Immunology, Biomedical Sciences or a closely related field with 5 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Strong cell culture and aseptic techniques, as well as experience with the cultivation of primary (human) cells
  • Previous hands-on experience in cell isolations, viral vector generation, flow cytometry, assay development with primary T cells and cell lines
  • Experience with primary T cell-based assays: cytotoxicity, cytokine secretion, cell proliferation assays
  • Previous experience with automation instruments such as liquid handlers is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain detailed documentation of research activities in electronic lab notebook
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able embrace change, while working to produce key deliverables in accordance with project timelines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate results to a diverse cross-functional audience
  • Proactive, self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills, appropriate sense of urgency and the ability to work independently
  • Preferred requirements; Experience within cell therapy or viral gene delivery is preferred.

Here, you'll achieve greatness

  • Develop, optimize, and execute high throughput cell based assays using automation instrument
  • Develop, optimize, and execute high throughput gene delivery system using automation instrument
  • Lead and manage projects involving cell based screenings to priority TCR for clinical development
  • Lead and execute projects in genetic modification on cell lines with CRISPR technology and virus-based overexpression system
  • Establish standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Perform routine laboratory tasks and other duties as assigned

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BioNTech US
Gaithersburg, Maryland [USA]