SCIENTIST, in cell therapy development
XCELL BIOSCIENCES, INC MISSION BAY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Multiple R&D positions available @ Xcellbio
Xcellbio is a venture-backed biotech startup located in Mission Bay, San Francisco. Our mission is to develop transformative cell culturing instruments and predictive assays for cell therapies. Xcellbio is recruiting talented and creative scientific researchers to join the R&D group. We are looking for individuals with strong communication skills and technical expertise in cell therapy development (e.g. CAR-T). Candidates with 3+ years of cell therapy development required for this role. Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits package, and company stock options will be offered to successful applicants.
Xcell Biosciences is an Illumina Accelerator company, a member of the Bayer CoLaborator, a BayBio FAST awardee, Top 15 Most Promising Biotech Startups in 2018 by StartUp City, as a top 5 most promising biotech companies in Mission Bay in 2019 by the San Francisco Business Times, and has been featured in publications such as GEN, GenomeWeb, Nature, and Science among others.
Brief Description of Position:
This full-time position is ideally suited for individuals who prefer working in the lab. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and optimizing cell therapy expansion and characterization workflows for therapeutic T-cells, NK cells, and Macrophages. Functional, molecular and phenotypic assays will be performed to characterize the impact of culture conditions on therapeutic cell candidates.
The successful applicant will work in a multidisciplinary, small team setting, interfacing with scientists, software and hardware engineers. Strong technical expertise in primary cell culture, flow cytometry, tissue and blood processing, and molecular biology techniques are required.
Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements: