Senior Associate Scientist, Flow Cytometry

Cambridge, MA, United States
Dec 16, 2020
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Our Mission: Developing curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases.

At Intellia, we are committed to solving the complex challenges of making CRISPR/Cas9-based medicines a reality for patients suffering from genetic diseases and to create novel engineered cell therapies for immuno-oncological and autoimmune diseases.

Job Description:

Intellia is seeking a highly skilled and motivated candidate with flow cytometry experience to join our growing team. The flow cytometry core at Intellia is key to advance many early and late stage projects, the primary responsibilities for this position will be to provide flow cytometric support for Intellia. This position is highly collaborative and interactive across various teams.

General Responsibilities:
  • Assist users with technical aspects of flow cytometry-based projects including experimental design, data analysis, panel design and troubleshooting.
  • Provide cell sorting support for various teams across the organization
  • Establish and maintain a thorough quality control/ quality assurance program
  • Develop and implement flow cytometry assay for use in R&D and Clinical Trials
  • Provide training and education for the facility users
  • Draft and review technical documents, such as SOPs and protocols/reports.
  • Communicate research and development findings with internal and external partners.
  • Support technology research and development

Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of polychromatic flow cytometry panels and data analysis (>8
  • Cell sorting experience highly preferred
  • Experience with problem-solving and troubleshooting flow cytometry experiments
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across teams
  • Ability to work well in a highly cross-functional team environment

Preferred Skills:
  • Expertise in molecular biology techniques
  • Experience in cellular therapies and translational science
  • Flexible schedule preferred
  • Strong technical background and expertise with multiple flow cytometry platforms

  • B.S. in cellular biology, immunology, molecular biology, or related field with at least 6 years of experience, or M.S. in cellular biology, immunology, molecular biology, or related field with at least 3 years of experience.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.