Scientist, Cell Therapy
Scientist, Cell Therapy
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person. AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. But we are more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies.
We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist with demonstrated experience in Cellular Therapy, Immunology, and/ or Immuno-Oncology to join our rapidly growing Cell Therapy Team. In this role you will make use of your hands on experience in running in vivo assays and mammalian cell culture to contribute to the advancement of innovative Cell Therapy products by conducting laboratory experiments, developing methodology, and generating and interpreting scientific data in a highly collaborative environment.
- Performs experiments related to generation and characterization of CAR-T cells
- Critically analyze and interprets data contributing to study reports and presentations
- Conducts hands-on in vivo research and contributes to the plans and designs of in vivo studies
- Supports a team and works collaboratively with project managers to ensure the efficient relay of information and forward translation of data
- Assesses and reports data, with little or no guidance, in a clear and concise manner, while developing an understanding of its implications within the overall context of drug discovery
Essential for the role
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with 2 years of experience in analyze T cells with flowcytometry
- In vivo skillset including animal handling, mouse tumor models, standard routes of dosing and engraftment, and tissue processing
- Well-developed understanding of molecular and cellular biology, immunological assays, and cell transfection/ transduction
- Great attention to detail and ability to work as a part of a team
Desirable for the role
- Experience in cell therapy development in a biotech/pharma setting
- Master’s degree in related field
About Our Gaithersburg Oncology Hub
Our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. This campus employs more than 3,500 experts in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most cutting-edge technology and lab spaces, all designed to inspire collaboration and cross-functional science. We are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration.
The Gaithersburg site offers a variety of amenities to help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center, game rooms, community garden and more. This is where you’ll find newly-designed, activity-based work spaces to suit a variety of working styles while increasing collaboration between teams.
So, what’s next-
Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good! We can’t wait to hear from you!
If you’re curious to know more, please contact Bobbi Poole, our Talent Acquisition Partner.
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
Competitive remuneration and benefits apply
We offer a competitive Total Reward program including a market driven base salary, bonus and long term incentive. We have a generous paid time off program and a comprehensive benefits package.
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
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