Celldex Therapeutics

  • Associate Scientist

    Job Locations US-MA-Needham | US-MA-Fall River
  • Overview

    Celldex Therapeutics has an open position in the Preclinical R&D and Bioanalytics department. This department consist of regulated and R&D laboratories performing preclinical research and bioanalytical testing in support of the Celldex pipeline including novel Immuno-Oncology therapies. We are seeking an Associate Scientist who will be responsible for a variety of functions related to assay development/validation, GLP sample analysis, cell culture, in vivo tumor studies, flow cytometry, and laboratory maintenance. The position will be full time at the Needham, MA facility.


    • Assist in the development and validation of immunoassays (ELISA/MSD) under non-GLP and GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) to support Celldex's pipeline.
    • Receive and test clinical trial samples in support of Celldex Clinical Trials.
    • Routine cell culture of cell lines to be used for in vivo
    • Perform flow cytometry.
    • Follow established protocols and function with minimal supervision.
    • Record experimental details and maintain laboratory notebook.
    • Data analysis and presentation of data.
    • Assist in the operation and maintenance of the lab: ordering lab materials, buffer preparation, and general maintenance of lab equipment.


    Required Skills:        

    • Experience in performing immunoassays using animal/human samples.
    • Experience in the aseptic maintenance of cell lines in culture.
    • Strong communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to work
      independently and as part of a team.
    • Familiarity with documentation practices including the writing and reviewing of method SOPs.
    • Experience in a GLP/GMP regulated laboratory (preferred).
    • Experience in the application of statistical methods (preferred).


    • BS or BA in Biology or a related field.
    • 1-2 years of hands of Biotech/Pharma laboratory experience.
    • Familiarity with documentation practices including following analytical SOPs (preferred).


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