Senior Scientist, Immunology

Intellia Therapeutics Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Design, implement, and troubleshoot experiments, both independently and in collaboration with colleagues, to reach desired goals

  • Establish in vitro /in vivo assays to support T cell & Treg projects

  • Communicate research and development findings with internal and external teams/partners in a clear and concise manner

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong background in human T cell biology and T cell based assays, including CFSE cell proliferation assays, T cell polarization assays (Th1/2/17/Treg), Treg suppression assay, tetramer staining, and Treg-Specific Demethylated Region (TSDR) methylation assay

  • Hands-on Experience with other immunology assays such as immune cell isolation, intracellular flow cytometry staining, multicolor flow cytometry, immune cell profiling, cytokine profiling assay by ELISA or MSD

  • Experience with in vivo GvHD animal model or other mouse models of autoimmunity, transplant, and/or inflammatory diseases

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with gene editing and lentiviral libraries is a plus

  • Stem Cell or Engineered Cell Therapy Experience is a plus

  • Experience with leading a project is a plus

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in immunology, cell biology or related field with 0-3 years industry experience

  • Publication of original scientific work in high-quality journals

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work efficiently and productively in a highly dynamic, scientifically rigorous, and fast-paced environment

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

What Intellia Stands For?

At Intellia, our mission is to develop potentially curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threating diseases.

We push boundaries. We are focused on positively disrupting health care treatment of patients with genomic diseases. The values we live by and drivers we look for are:

  • One is respect for individuals; our unique qualities and strengths; our own ways to understand, learn and improve. One is our single-minded determination to excel; to succeed together. One is you and us trusting and counting on every single one of us.

  • Explore because we seek new ways to tackle disease. Explore with unbounded mindsfree from assumptions, open to ideas. Explore by staying curious, by pushing boundaries, overcoming obstacles. Explore means thinking of new ways.

  • Disrupt by thinking courageouslyand creating a better future. Disrupt by defying conformity; interrogating the status quo; questioning our momentum. Disrupt with challenging thoughtswith that breed of skepticism that shows you have better solutions.

  • Deliver with your focus on the objective and your determination to complete the task. Deliver by advancing relentlessly and by maintaining high standardseven when nobody is watching. Deliver by staying accountable and pulling your weight. Deliver because patients are counting on us to make the promise reality. Get it done.

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.


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Senior Scientist, Immunology

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