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Senior Scientist (Cell Therapy)

  • Location Cambridge
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH102304

COMPANY:

MIT start-up streamlining the engineering of a wide array of human and human-derived cells for use in next generation cell therapies.

LOCATION:

Cambridge, MA

TITLE:

Sr. Scientist (Cell Therapy) - full-time, permanent

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will aid in the evaluation of various cell types of therapeutic interest including primary immune cells (T-cells, NK cells, etc.) HSCs. The Sr. Research Scientist will perform ex vivo/in vitro cellular assays, particularly through flow cytometry and ELISA.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in a relevant, scientific field, ideally with some relevant industry experience developing cell therapies or technologies to support cell therapies.
  • Extensive experience in human HSC biology, ex vivo cell culture, and both viral as well as non-viral biomolecule delivery, and primary human cell genetic manipulation
  • Technical expertise in development of HSCs based cell therapies is a plus
  • Gene editing of stem cells (CRISPR, TALENs, etc.)
  • Ability to perform CRISPR screens with downstream functional assays
  • Experience in multi-parameter flow cytometry, immunological assays, and cell culture
  • Functional characterization of differentiated stem cells

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be considered for this position, apply on-line now for immediate consideration and to be contacted with further details.