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CELL THERAPY TECHNOLOGIST I


M2Gen Building, 10902 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Cell Ther-Vaccine Lab

Full Time

80.00

Day Shift

8:30-5:00

Bachelor Degree

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute is a modern facility in Tampa, Florida.  We strive to be the leader in understanding in the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits.  Be part of the cure by joining Moffitt's team of over 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.

 

Position Highlights:

 

  • Opportunity to join a NCI designated comprehensive cancer center in production of novel cellular therapy treatments for cancer patients
  • Participation in cutting edge-immunotherapy clinical trials designed to activate immune system cells for the treatment of cancer
  • Develop and perform assays on cellular products for safety and function
  • Involvement in the rapidly growing multiple clinical trials within the cell therapy area.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in cellular therapy or a related field
  • Proficient in cell culture and aseptic technique
  • Working knowledge of adoptive cell therapy and immunotherapy
  • Understanding of good documentation, laboratory and manufacturing practices and requirements
  • The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, engaged, and will work closely with members of the Cell Therapy Team.
  • Exhibit interest and excitement in participating in the production of cellular products
  • Working knowledge of quality control assays including ELISA, qPCR, flow cytometry and cell counting techniques
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including periodic weekends

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Working with minimal supervision, perform cellular product processing using multiple processing, cell culture, and separation techniques.
  • Complete qualitative and quantitative assays on cell therapy products including flow cytometry, qPCR and ELISA.
  • Comply with the facility's standard operating procedures and policies which incorporate FDA,  FACT and CAP regulatory standards applicable to cellular therapy product production and analysis
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect product or testing performance and follow the Cell Therapy Facility standard operating procedures and policies whenever product processing or analytic testing are not within the defined acceptable criteria and/or levels of performance.
  • Handle fresh and frozen cellular products for shipment and infusion.
  • Maintain aseptic technique and work within a clean room environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Work schedule and/or shift adaptability is required. Periodic weekend work is also required based on production demands.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or other Biological Science.
  • Demonstrated competency in diverse biological processes following good documentation practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve expected outcomes

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.