Career Opportunities

Associate Scientist: CMC Process Development

St. Louis, MO.

Wugen, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel “off-the-shelf” Memory NK and CAR-T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer.  Our Immuno-oncology therapies address the unmet need of patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Our transformative platform provides a distinct set of advantages over other immune cells commonly used for cell therapy. We have premier research facilities in St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA. Come join us in our pursuit to eradicate cancer. To learn more about us, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Join a fast-paced startup based in St. Louis with the opportunity to help drive process development activities of novel therapies for treating rare diseases.  The associate scientist role is part of the CMC department, and will focus on executing experiments in flow cytometry.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works under general supervision, to conduct and monitor laboratory experiments in molecular biology and/or flow cytometry utilizing established and published procedures.
  • Assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of experimental results.  Analyzes and summarizes experimental results and reviews conclusions with supervisor. Consistently records results according to established formats.
  • May communicate results of experiments in the form of reports and presentations.
  • Performs work according to established internal safety guidelines and procedures, and as specified by appropriate external regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA).
  • Contribute to daily laboratory operations such as ordering and stocking.  Formulate simple and complex reagents.  Use all equipment properly and perform maintenance if needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in biology or related field. 3+ years’ experience with a BS, 1+ years with an MS.
  • Mammalian tissue culture experience and ability to use aseptic technique.
  • Direct experience and basic understanding of fluorescent principles.
  • Experience with either nucleic acid amplification or flow cytometry.  Other immunostaining also considered.
  • Nucleic acid extraction or protein handling experience. Experience handling clinical specimens a plus.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Excel and programs used for data analysis.


Email: Brunda Tumala