Menlo Park, California, United States
Cell Therapy Operations
Location: Menlo Park
Reporting to: Associate Director, Cell Therapy Operations
Orchard Therapeutics is a leading global, fully integrated, commercial-stage biotech dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare diseases through innovative gene therapies.
Partnering with world-leading research institutions in gene therapy, Orchard’s portfolio of autologous ex vivo gene therapy programs has demonstrated sustained clinical benefit in over 150 patients across five disease areas. These programs include Strimvelis®, the first autologous ex vivo gene therapy approved by the EMA in 2016, 3 programs in advanced registrational studies in MLD (metachromatic leukodystrophy), WAS (Wiskott Aldrich syndrome) and ADA-SCID (adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency), 2 other clinical programs in X-CGD (X-linked chronic granulomatous disease) and beta-thalassemia, as well as an extensive preclinical pipeline
The Cell Therapy Process Development Associate will perform processing and testing related to the development, manufacture and delivery of Orchard Therapeutics innovative gene-modified cell-based therapeutic products. Such activities will include cell isolation, cell therapy intermediate and final drug product formulation, raw material evaluation, and process scale-up / scale-out to support company’s product programs from pre-clinical research through to commercial. This role is ideal for a Development Associate that is looking to work in a small team, where a person’s contribution is valued. The team is going through an exciting growth phase, where everyone is fully involved in the development of the team dynamics. Activities include product-specific process development activities as well evaluation of platform changes for future implementation across programs.
Key Elements and Responsibilities
The ideal candidate for this position must have experience in the development, manufacture and delivery of cell-based therapy products with significant applied experience in the biotechnology industry.
Candidate must possess:
Skills & Abilities
Bachelor degree in biology, chemistry or related field
Orchard Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive base salary and the opportunity to participate in incentive compensation programs, including a stock option plans. Orchard Therapeutics, Ltd. offers a comprehensive benefits program, including: medical, dental and vision care; paid vacation and holiday time; access to a voluntary 401(k). Orchard Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer.
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