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Scientist (Gene and Cell Therapy)

BioAgilytix Boston, 1320 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #96
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
At BioAgilytix, we are passionate about premier science and the impact it has on our world. Our team of highly experienced scientists and professionals deliver tailored services for supporting new medicine breakthroughs with best-in-class bioanalytical services. We are tirelessly committed to our customers by being solution-oriented and deadline-driven. . . and we are growing. Our culture is fast-paced, fun and never boring. Because we work across numerous clients and drug modalities, your career can develop rapidly. You’ll gain experience with a variety of challenges all while you enable life-changing, life-saving therapeutics to the patients who need them.

In this role, you will lead the development and validation of molecular assays to bring novel gene and cell therapies to market. This role is never boring due to our wide variety of clients and broad ranges of medicine treating different types of diseases. You’ll work in a milestone driven environment generating data, evaluating the performance of the medicine and context of use. Data integrity and quality are important to us, and this role will integrate the expectations in a highly regulated setting.


We are looking for candidates who get energized by working with the newest bioanalytical technologies to solve complex challenges. The best candidates are curious and continuous learners, who have experience in a highly regulated environment, where data integrity is expected and honored. You’ll enjoy and crave collaboration with a network of expert scientists, all while welcoming the opportunity to manage multiple projects, sponsors and project timelines. If you are adaptable and able to inspire the best results, then you’ll be right at home here at BioAgilytix.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and validate molecular assays for novel gene and cell therapies
  • Plan and direct experimental design and execution
  • Drive bioanalytical projects with study team to align with client objectives
  • Frequent communication with clients to discuss technical details and provide project updates
  • Advise clients on molecular assay best practices
  • Author and review documents (plans, SOPs, reports)
  • Statistical analysis of bioanalytical data

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
 

Skills:

  • A background in qPCR and RT-PCR for assay development and validation
  • Experience or familiarity with ddPCR a plus
  • A knack for designing efficient and impactful experiments
  • Experience or familiarity working in a regulated environment, with a thorough understating of Good Documentation Practices
  • Independence, enthusiasm, openness, and adaptability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Motivation and an ability to inspire others to do their best work and drive results
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)


Education/Experience:

  • BS with 5+ years, or a PhD with 2+ years lab experience
  • Bioanalytical lab experience
  • A thorough knowledge of regulatory guidance and industry best practices for bioanalytical assays
  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction and detection
  • Demonstrated expertise in molecular assay development
  • Advanced capabilities in data analysis, data visualization statistical analysis
  • Nucleic acid extraction, qPCR, RT-PCR, ddPCR and molecular assay development and validation
  • Microsoft word, Excel, PCR instrumentation and software
  • GDP, GLP, GCLP, GCP


Work Environment Highlights (Boston)

  • Broad exposure to a wide variety of gene and cell therapies
  • Unlimited opportunities to solve bioanalytical challenges and help bring needed therapies to market
  • Access to a network of expert bioanalytical scientists to collaborate with and grow
  • Exposure to the newest bioanalytical technologies
  • Continued development and growth, international sites exposure and contacts
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 401K plan with employer match
  • Free Parking
BENEFITS AND OTHER PERKS
Medical Insurance (HDHP with HSA; PPO), Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (medical; dependent care), Short Term Disability | Long Term Disability Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (4 weeks per year), Paid Holidays (9 scheduled; 3 floating), 401k with Employer Match Employee Referral Program (up to $10k), Free Coffee, Tea, Fruit, and Snacks, Discounted Vending Machines (25 cents for everything!), Team Wellness Challenges/Events 
COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
BioAgilytix provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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  • BioAgilytix Boston, 1320 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America