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Associate Scientist, Molecular Immunology (m/f/d)


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • MS in Immunology, Biotechnology or related field with 2-5 years of work experience in immunotherapy or cell therapy.
  • A strong interest in T cell biology and cancer immunotherapy
  • Primary immune cell culture experience is required
  • Genetic manipulation of cell cultures
  • Demonstrated experience with flow cytometry and other immune related assays is required
  • Experience with process development and/or GMP manufacturing of cell therapies strongly preferred
  • Understanding of cell therapy process development preferred
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a collaborative environment to meet project goals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Enjoys solving challenging scientific questions in a fast pace environment
  • Independent, flexible, self-motivated, and the ability to work well with others

Job responsibilities include:

  • Culturing of human T cells
  • Development of procedures for large-scale, closed-system T cell culture
  • Genetic manipulation of immune cell cultures
  • Assessment of specificity and functionality of human T cells by multicolor flow cytometry
  • Analysis of multicolor flow cytometry data
  • Tracking and compiling results in an electronic notebook
  • Assisting with the training of lab personnel
  • Interactions with internal collaborators or external CMOs
  • Presenting results to other scientific teams and stakeholders

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BioNTech US
Cambridge, Massachusetts [USA]