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CAR-NK Principal Scientist/Director - Permanent

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
Kelly Science & Clinical has a new, permanent opportunity for a CAR-NK Principal Scientist/Director with a Biotech company in Cambridge.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:


+ Provide strong scientific leadership to ensure optimum cell therapeutics for cancer patients

+ Lead a group of 4-6 Scientist and Research Associates to drive discovery research for CAR cell therapy

+ Translate NK and/or T cell knowledge and experience to innovate CAR cell engineering

+ Conceptualize, initiate, and oversee _in vitro_ and _in vivo_ studies

+ Generate data to support proof-of-concept studies, PK/PD, pre-clinical safety, and IND findings

+ Collaborate with cross-functional groups responsible for CMC, tech transfer, and downstream development

+ Represent company at various national and international conferences

+ Provide scientific support for external opportunities

+ Actively participate in initiatives to improve research quality and efficiency to streamline R&D pipeline advancement


You are an excellent candidate if you meet the following qualifications:


+ PhD in Immunology, Pharmacology, Oncology, Genetics, or closely related discipline

+ Recognized scientific leader by first-authored publications in top-tier journals

+ Must have at least 3 years of Cell Therapy Industry Management experience

+ Additional 4-5+ years PostDoc experience in translational research

+ Must have In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of immuno-oncology research with focus on NK cell and/or CAR-NK

+ Experience in complex and _in vitro_ immunological assays involving NK and T cell-based systems

+ Experience in pre-clinical tumor models with efficacy, PK/PD, and safety assessments

+ Familiarity with process development, manufacturing, and clinical cell therapy development

+ Demonstrated ability to execute complicated experiments and deliver results in a cross-functional environment

+ Demonstrated ability to build and lead a small team of Junior Scientists and Research Associates

+ Demonstrated ability of growth within a fast-paced and diversified environment

+ Above average communication skills

+ Possess a strong sense of urgency, desire to achieve, and flexibility


In addition to a competitive base salary that is bonus-eligible, the company also offers a ~$480 monthly stipend to cover miscellaneous expenses such as parking, 15 vacation days and 13 company holidays, they are closed between Christmas and New Years Day, have an on-site gym, and also offer 4% 401k match. They are more than happy to provide relocation assistance and H1B transfer sponsorship, if needed.


If you, or someone you know, would like to be considered please apply online to discuss next steps!


\#TJP2021_SPEC


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-06 Expires: 2021-10-14

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