Cell Manufacturing Associate Level I and II - Cell Culture

Updated: about 2 months ago

Thank you for your interest.  Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.  We currently have opportunities within Level I and Level II that will be opening.  Your level will be determined based on education and experience. 

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

A Cell Manufacturing Associate (Level 1 or Level 2 depending on education and experience) is available in the Cellular Therapy Production Center (CTPC).   This is a fast-paced lab involved in cutting edge technology, research and clinical immunotherapeutic programs.  New personnel will be trained in project specific techniques and procedures.

As a successful candidate, you will:

·         Manufacture and test T cell products, under limited supervision, following established SOPs in cGMP facility.

·         Passage, maintain and cryopreserve cell cultures (e.g., T cell and tumor cell lines).

·         Assist in developing and adapting new manufacturing procedures and analytical methodology.

·         Cooperate with Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) groups to ensure the quality of product and cGMP compliance.

·         Assist in internal inspections and audits to ensure compliance with Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and City of Hope and CTPC procedure requirements.


Qualifications:

CMA Level I:

·         Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field, with at least 1 year of post-degree research experience or Master’s degree in biological science or related field.

·         6 months or more of hands-on mammalian cell culture experience.

·         6 months or more of cGMP experience.

·         Master’s degree in biological science or related field.

·         Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.

CMA Level II:

·         Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field, with at least 2 years of post-degree research experience or Master’s degree in biological science or related field, with at least 1 year of post-degree research experience. 

·         6 months or more of hands-on mammalian cell culture experience.

·         6 months or more of cGMP experience.

·         Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.

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