Intellia Therapeutics

Associate Scientist, Sample Management

Cambridge, MA
Jun 28, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Why Join Intellia?

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases.

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done.

We wantall ofour people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.

How you will Achieve More with Intellia

As an Associate Scientist of Sample Management, you will join the Analytical Development team within the Technical Operations group and embrace the opportunity to transform amazing sciences and technologies into powerful cures. As an Associate Scientist within the analytical development department, you will employ your strong organizational skills of biological samples, reference standards and critical reagents to oversee the receipt and distribution of these materials. Main responsibilities also include:

  • Support the Sample Testing Group and Analytical Development by managing samples and documentation for the department

  • Perform sample receipt and storage, coordinate /perform shipments to external customers and testing sites

  • Coordinates workflow through the department to ensure turnaround times are met

  • Segregate samples appropriately and ensure testing samples are placed in the correct location/lab, proactively verifying that samples will meet testing requirements.

  • Creation of a database to track control and reference samples ensuring stock is accurate

  • Performs periodic inventories of retained samples

About you

Are you interested in working in the analytical development group? If you say yes, we encourage you to apply! Other qualifications and desired skills include:

  • B.S with 4 or more years of experience in a relevant field required (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or Chemical Engineering or related areas)

  • Knowledge and experience with regulatory requirements for GLP/GMP

  • Experience working with biological samples and an understanding of analytical data generated from performing biological and biochemical analytical techniques such as cell-based assays, immunoassays, or chromatography is required

  • Familiarity with health authority expectations for biologic reference standards

Meet your future team

The Analytical Development team is a group of energetic, brilliant, fun and motivated individuals. We work on different modalities and still work as a Team to achieve our goals. We are a small but growing family. This group is responsible for developing robust and innovative analytical methods to support internal and external manufacturing processes. We support Intellia’s clinical programs as well as in vivo and ex vivo emerging pipelines. While much of the day-to-day operations require wet-lab work, our team focus is on not only on building everyone’s technical expertise but also fostering an environment for career growth as scientists and engineers in biopharmaceutical industry.

You will report to the Senior Manager, Sample Testing Group. He loves to see people grow and develop and look forward to learning from your experiences and building the team together with you.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: All Intellia employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This requirement includes a booster dose once eligible. Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

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.