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Senior Research Associate

Senior Research Associate

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

Exuma Biotech is looking for another individual to share our passion for making a lasting difference in the fight against cancer

The big picture is:

This position will report directly to the Director, North American Clinical Operations and support clinical research and development programs working in our new laboratory.  The selected individual will be expected to be well organized and meticulous in their approach to complex experiments and be able to both understand the aim as well as communicate results and present conclusions.  Exuma Biotech promotes matrix project management and therefore expects research associates to collaborate with others and share experience openly to achieve our goals.

Why join us?

Exuma Biotech is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing CAR-T therapies for the treatment of cancer.  The company has rapidly built its core technologies with a growing global presence with operations in China (Shanghai and Shenzhen), Grand Cayman, and in the US with a site in West Palm Beach, Florida.

This is a full-time position working with a great team and with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and unlimited PTO.

Here are some of the responsibilities:

  • Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.
  • Perform methods development and validation for in-process and final product analyses.
  • Carry out product testing and stability studies, as needed.
  • Maintain organized records of tests performed and results obtained by following company policies.
  • Regularly act as principal investigator in conducting own experiments. Shares technical expertise with other colleagues.
  • Perform troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Write documents for GMP compliance and regulatory submissions such as standard test methods, validation reports, and SOPs.
  • Provide technical assistance, guidance, and training to other laboratory personnel.
  • Prepare analytical data for internal and external meetings and presentations.
  • Conduct laboratory tests in compliance with established Standard Test Methods (STMs) and within regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Assist in performing laboratory investigations.  Write investigation reports as required.
  • Maintain a level of technical knowledge and understanding in the assigned areas of responsibility that are consistent with the current scientific requirements of the company.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams by performing experiments and occasionally offers technical advice at team/group meetings. Represent functional area in Project Teams, as required.

We are looking for candidates with this background and education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
  • A minimum of 6 years’ relevant industry experience, or MS degree plus the knowledge and skills acquired through 4 years’ relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to illustrate complex issues and to evaluate them critically as well as to navigate a goal-orientated decision process
  • Possesses planning and organizational skills
  • Able to manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Has experience in multicultural environments
  • Experience working in Oncology or Immuno-oncology field – Preferred
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Strategic thinker, self-starter, and results-oriented

To apply or obtain additional information, contact: hr@exumabio.com with your resume and cover letter (cover letter required for application)