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Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Position Summary:

The Cellular Assay Scientist participates in assay development, validation, and execution in a timely manner. Performs clinical assays in CLIA/CAP/ISO accredited clinical immunology laboratory. and support development of new procedures and improvement of existing SOPs. Prepares critical reagents and involves in reagent lot-to-lot evaluation.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Perform Neutralizing Antibody Assay primarily, as well as, other immunocellular assays
  • Design and perform experiments, independently and accurately analyze and present data
  • High quality output is essential with the ability to build efficiency into improving productivity metrics
  • Assist in establishing and improving all procedures and required SOP documentation
  • Responsible for trouble shooting and correcting routine scientific issues/problems
  • Identify, update and implement emerging laboratory techniques
  • Maintain and support safe lab practices and environment
  • Work collaboratively with other technical teams in resource sharing and providing technical expertise
  • Support new equipment operational qualifications and performance checks
  • Monitor Product and Service/R&D related project expenses
  • Act as a scientific technology platform lead internally
  • Write and prepare SOP, abstracts or draft scientific study report
  • May present completed work at appropriate scientific meetings and in publications
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Required:

  • Master’s Degree in life sciences or related field
  • 5 years of relevant laboratory experience

Other Required:

  • Expert level mammalian cell culture and plate-based cellular assay experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
  • Must have the ability to organize and analyze data, as well as, prepare data reports
  • Must possess strong computational skills, preferably experienced with Word, Excel, Power Point, and GraphPad Prism
  • Excellent use of judgment and discretion required
  • Extended work hours may be occasionally necessary in order to meet business demands
  • Ability to lift and carry between 1-15 lbs.; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. overhead with assistance; frequently required to sit, grasp, and use right/left finger dexterity; May be exposed to a cold freezer environment (Freezer temperatures range between -20ºC -196ºC)
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language


  • A solid understanding of current GXP or CAP/CLIA/ISO standards with industry working experience in cell/gene therapy field.
  • Demonstrated skills with assays used for immune monitoring such as primary cell based assays, ELISpot, NAb, ELISA and Mesoscale

Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
Reasonable estimate of the current range
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