Scientist, Flow Cytometry Manager - Cell Therapies
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Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Scientist, Flow Cytometry Manager - Cell Therapies , Analytical Development - Cell Therapy in our Cambridge, MA office.
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Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.
As a member of the analytical development team, you will have the opportunity to contribute in multiple development programs. As a Scientist, Flow Cytometry Manager - Cell Therapies working on the Analytical Development team, you will be empowered to develop, validate and transfer analytical methods to rapidly advance Takeda`s portfolio.
Responsible for maintaining the flow cytometry equipment, conducting training seminars for users under minimal supervision. This position will also support flow cytometry panel design, assay development and high dimensional analysis including, but not limited to, specialized complex experiments with assistance from supervisor as appropriate.
oPerforms the daily maintenance and tracking of flow cytometers.
oHelps users with troubleshooting and contacts service as needed
oCoordinates all activities surrounding the flow cytometers.
oIdentifies project needs, develops panels for various projects in cell therapies.
oDesigns and develops high parameter flow cytometry based assays for BD Symphony.
oTrains users in the operation of cytometer and flowjo analysis software
oProvides support in experimental setup, acquisition, analysis and creates templates on analysis software
oContributes to technical documents such as test methods, reports, protocols, SOP and internal presentations
oContributes significantly in a small team of scientists towards the optimization, qualification and technical transfer of flowcytometry based analytical methods in a compliance-based environment in a timely manner to meet program timelines
oIdentifies and communicates routine technical problems within scope of responsibility
oContribute scientifically to project team and local initiatives as appropriate
oMakes and understands basic experimental decisions within scope of responsibility.
oContributes to technical transfer of experimental data/procedures to vendors as appropriate
oDocuments personal experimental results accurately and completely in laboratory notebook.
oCollaborates departmentally as well as cross functionally with peers on project work as appropriate.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Education and Experience:
oBachelors degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 2-5 years relevant industry experience
oMasters degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0-3 years relevant industry experience
Knowledge and Skills:
oExperience in flow cytometry is a must, especially with BD CANTOII, BD Lyric, BD Symphony.
oKnowledge in immunology and/or immune oncology.
oExperiences in immune cell handling, including cell isolation, culture and transduction.
oExperiences in cellular characterization assays, including flow cytometry-based, Amnis imaging flow cytometry-based, ELISA, qPCR and other cell-based assays.
oExperiences with assay validation and tech transfer.
oTeamwork – Ability to work well in a highly cross-functional team environment
oCommunication - Able to expresses one’s self clearly and concisely within team; documents issues and/or concerns concisely with colleagues; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor; technical writing skills to support contributing to internal technical documents
oOrganization - Exercises good time management and prioritization skills and is able to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
oMay require approximately 5% travel.
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
o401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
oTuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
oHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
oGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
oCommunity Outreach Programs
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Job ID R0021744