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Senior Scientist, Process Development

Adicet Bio, Redwood City, California

Position Description:

Adicet Bio is developing a next generation manufacturing process to advance our platform of “off-the-shelf” immune cell products. We are currently seeking individuals for our Cell Therapy Development and Manufacturing group as we advance our pipeline platforms. The position offers a chance to be part of a highly motivated team, applying the latest cell culture and bioprocessing practices to facilitate development of our proprietary cell therapies.

We are currently seeking an energetic and experienced individual with a strong background in T cell biology and cell therapy process development to join our Process Development team. The successful candidate will contribute to the advancement of Adicet’s pipeline by designing studies to evaluate and improve the manufacturability of candidate products.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute studies to evaluate and improve the manufacturability of candidate products in Adicet’s pipeline based on the biology of the construct and the target.
  • Design and execute T-cell based flow cytometry panels.
  • Help develop robust strategy to identify biomarkers on donor material that meets eligibility criteria.
  • Manage at least one direct report.
  • Collaborate with Discovery Research, Immunology, Pharmacology, and Molecular Biology teams to perform supportive studies.
  • Analysis and interpretation of experimental data.
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and results.
  • Stay up to date on latest scientific and technology advancements in the field.
  • Utilize software tools to support data analysis tasks (e.g., Benchling, JMP, Prism, FlowJo, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in Immunology, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, or related field with at least 2 years experience in advancing preclinical research projects in cell therapy with potential for clinical application. Biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is preferred.
  • Relevant experience with engineered cell therapy products.
  • Experienced with Flow Cytometry and multi-color panel development.
  • Familiar with cell-based characterization assays (e.g. Nanostring, Cytoflow, RNAseq, single-cell analysis).
  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and in a team environment; demonstration of quality, proficiency, and attention to detail.
  • Scientific creativity, critical thinking, and analytical problem solving.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to innovate and troubleshoot in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Effectively employ all methods of communication (oral, written, presentation) to provide ongoing communication to employees or teams.
  • Adicet Bio requires all workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including the booster dose.

Benefits:

  • At Adicet, our people are our greatest focus. We believe that attracting and retaining the best and brightest is the key to achieving our mission to deliver best-in-class gamma delta T cell therapies for patients fighting cancer.

To Apply:

Please visit this webpage and search for "Senior Scientist, Process Development" to apply for the position: https://www.adicetbio.com/careers/openings/

We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, annual cash bonus, long-term incentives (equity), Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) and a 401(k) with ROTH and a 4.5% Company match.

To ensure the wellness of our employees and their loved ones, we offer comprehensive health plans (medical, dental, vision, etc.), Flexible Health and Commuter Spending Accounts (FSA) and a company matched Health Savings Account (HSA). We also offer a life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, and legal, pet, and various other voluntary insurance programs.

We also believe our greatest ideas come when we are refreshed and focused, and we offer generous paid time-off including 12 company holidays with end-of-year shutdown, vacation, sick time, and paid parental leave.

Adicet is located in a state-of-the-art facility and works to create an incredible office experience with an onsite gym and various other fitness options, abundant, zero-cost, onsite parking with electric vehicle charging stations and free shuttle (Caltrain), company subsidized lunches (delivered onsite daily) and fully stocked breakrooms.

In compliance with California’s pay transparency law and in pursuit of pay equity and fairness, we publish salary ranges for all open positions. The pay scale range for this role is $130,000 - $180,000 annualized base salary. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, their qualifications (education, experience, specialty, and training), and peer and market data. This listed salary range represents the Company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Adicet Bio is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.