Clinical Manufacturing Associate

San Diego, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Fate is currently seeking a motivated associate to join our Clinical Manufacturing team. The successful candidate will execute CMC studies and produce cell stocks in support of Fate's clinical development programs. The position will be responsible for ordering and maintaining lab equipment and supplies, performing experiments to qualify process improvements for manufacture of Fate's products in clinical development, and performing analysis of data. The position will provide technical support for Fate manufacturing and process development activities. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, a keen attention to detail and thrive in a team environment. This is a full time position reporting to the Manager, Clinical Manufacturing and is located at our corporate headquarters in San Diego, California.

• Maintain lab equipment, perform calibrations and complete routine laboratory tasks
such as restocking and ordering supplies and reagents.
• Perform and document experiments examining the characteristics of ex vivomodulated hematopoietic stem cells as well as other products in development.
• Work with human derived blood products. Prepare samples for use in research, assaydevelopment and product development.
• Perform basic immunological-based techniques including cell viability and
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Assays.
• Execute CMC studies for Fate products to support FDA submissions. Assist withperforming and documenting experiments.
• Maintain laboratory notebooks, computer files/databases and assist in report writingto support IND filings.
• Support supply chain management activities for the clinical manufacturing group at

• B.S. / B.A. degree in Biological sciences or equivalent scientific discipline.
• Minimum 1-2 years related experience in a clinical stage biotech or pharmaceutical
company. At least one year of cell therapy processing experience preferred. GMPbackground desired.
• Experience working with blood and blood products using sterile technique, cell cultureor other related experience.
• Must be highly organized, detail oriented and have strong analytical and problemsolving skills.
• Must work well in a team environment with admirable interpersonal andcommunication skills (written and verbal).

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
• Perform lab studies with human blood/cells in a BSC.
• Will require work with hazardous materials.
• Requires evening and weekend work.
The preceding job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Additional and incidental duties related to the primary duties may be required. For consideration send cover letter and resume to: and reference job 419JD.

About Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of first-in-class cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorders. The Company has established a leadership position in the clinical development and manufacture
of universal, off-the-shelf cell products using its proprietary induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product platform. The Company's immuno-oncology product candidates include natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell cancer immunotherapies, which are designed to synergize with well-established cancer therapies, including immune checkpoint inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies, and to target tumor-associated antigens with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs). The Company's immuno-regulatory product candidates include ProTmune™, a pharmacologically modulated, donor cell graft that is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 clinical trial for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease, and a myeloid-derived suppressor cell immunotherapy for promoting immune tolerance in patients with immune disorders. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit