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Senior/Principal Scientist, Analytical Development, at Unum Therapeutics

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a core scientist and scientific leader in a well-funded, early stage biotechnology company on the cutting edge of novel cancer treatments.

What are we seeking?


An innovative, flexible, high energy scientist with a strong background in analysis of human immune cells (e.g., T, B, NK cells) and at least 4+ years experience in analytical method development in a pharmaceutical or biotech company.

  • A Ph.D. degree in life science related disciplines with at least 8 years relevant experience is desired

  • Must have 5+ years of demonstrated, hands-on experience with assay development (including flow cytometry) for human immune cells

  • Experience with cellular based assay to characterize human immune cells and knowledge of developing analytical methods for cellular therapy products is a plus

  • Ability to develop and implement methods for high throughput or (semi-) automated data analysis and familiarity with programming highly desirable

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively, as required

  • A proven track record of handling multiple projects in a fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an eagerness to work with and support colleagues in other departments

  • Demonstrated competencies in innovative/creative problem solving

  • Willingness to learn new concepts and challenge boundaries

  • Organization and attention to detail is required


What will you be doing?


You will focus on developing state-of-the-art methods to characterize human immune cells (including composition, phenotypes, functions) as well as the protein molecules secreted by the immune cells.

  • You will report to the Director of Process and Analytical Development and be a valuable leader in our fast paced, start-up environment

  • You will develop state-of-the-art analytical methods to characterize human immune cells

  • You will be responsible for providing analytical development support to Process Development, Production, and CMC for platform investigations and regulatory submissions

  • You will have oversight and responsibility for qualifying methods to be for fit for use

  • You will work to transfer robust analytical methods and to train appropriate personnel in their use (both internally and externally)

  • You will become involved in and contribute to other relevant projects and endeavours as they arise


What benefits does Unum offer?

To attract the very best talent, we are offering an extremely generous package that includes competitive pay, a performance-based bonus, stock options, health insurance coverage, trust-based time off, and commuter/parking benefits. Relocation assistance is also available to candidates who live outside of the Boston area.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer.

We are only accepting applications from candidates with authorization to work in the United States at this time.

Note to agencies – we are not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and will not be responsible for fees associated with any such submittals.