• Senior Cell Manufacturing Technician

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2019 2:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Laboratory
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility develops, validates, and implements procedures critical to gene transfer-related clinical research including: genetic engineering and ex vivo transduction of patient cells, vector production, R&D work relating to vector production and transduction of patient cells, analysis of gene transfer efficiency and transgene experience in patient cells and tissues by cellular and molecular approaches. 


    We are currently seeking a Senior Cell Manufacturing Technician to assist investigators under general supervision. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


    • Assist investigators in the development and quality control of ancillary cells  (master cell banks) and genetically modified hematopoietic patient cells (CD34+ hematopoietic progenitors and lymphocytes).
    • Participate in production, characterization and quality control testing of: genetically modified hematopoietic patient cells, genetically modified ancillary cells.
    • Analyze gene expressions in cell and patient lines by FACS, PCR and Q-PCR.
    • Participates in the analysis of data and contribute to evaluation.
    • Participates in patient sample processing and maintenance of corresponding database.
    • Assist in the development, writing and update of SOPs.  


    You have:

    • BA/BS with three (3) years related experience or MA/MS with one (1) year related experience; previous experience in a QC, a cGMP or clinically regulated environment and knowledge of biotechnologies strongly preferred.
    • Must have experience with molecular and/or cellular biology techniques.
    • Must have experience with computers and database applications.
    • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail are required. #LI-SB1



    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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