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Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist, Analytical Development

Process and Product Development | South San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Allogene Therapeutics, Inc:

Allogene Therapeutics, with headquarters in South San Francisco, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell (AlloCAR T™) therapies for cancer. Led by a management team with significant experience in cell therapy, Allogene is developing a pipeline of “off-the-shelf” CAR T cell therapy candidates with the goal of delivering readily available cell therapy on-demand, more reliably, and at greater scale to more patients. For more information, please visit, and follow @AllogeneTx on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Job Description:

Allogene is seeking a Senior Associate Scientist or Scientist to join our Analytical Development group and contribute to the commercialization of allogenic CAR T therapies. The incumbent will play a key role in CAR T cell therapy related analytical assay development and execution of drug product release assays.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and contribute to CAR T cell characterization by cytokine release, and flow cytometry, etc.
  • Support drug product release and stability testing
  • Review and contribute to authoring of SOPs, test reports, raw material specifications, patent disclosures and regulatory submissions
  • Implement Quality by designing methodology to support BLA and commercialization
  • Refine pre-IND clinical programs through cross-functional collaborations with Research, Process Development and other vested parties
  • Work collaboratively across various project teams to meet deadline-dependent milestones

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years or Master’s Degree with 2+ years of relevant cell biology, immunology or biochemistry experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with cell culture is required
  • Experience with Prism, Flowjo and Microsoft office program
  • Prior working knowledge in ELISA, FACS preferred
  • Working knowledge of Quality control and assay qualification is a plus
  • Self-motivated, detail-orientated, and eager to be part of a positive work environment with other researchers
  • Diligent, strong growth mindset with a positive “can-do” attitude towards assigned tasks is expected
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Cell and gene therapy experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Quality control and GMP requirements is a plus
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

As an equal opportunity employer, Allogene Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws.