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Associate Scientist / Senior Associate Scientist – Manufacturing Sciences and Technology

St. Louis, MO; San Diego, CA; or remote work eligible

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.

Job Description

Wugen Inc. is seeking exceptional and highly motivated candidates to join our growing MSAT team to be based in St. Louis, MO or San Diego, CA or remote. This candidate will be responsible supporting technology transfer and implementation of Wugen’s cell therapy programs at contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). This role will also support in-house product development, investigations, and regulatory filings. The compensation package will be competitive and commensurate with experience and the specific level of the candidate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and approve CMO master batch records
  • Perform CMC review and approval of specifications, labels, protocols, technical reports, etc.
  • Support person-in-plant observations, process gap and risk analysis, and preparation of Technical Transfer packages to facilitate cGMP manufacturing at CMOs
  • Lead or support investigations related to manufacturing deviations
  • Work closely with research and development to ensure smooth transfer from discovery through development and into manufacturing/QC
  • Write and/or review development protocols and reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in a scientific discipline (Biological Sciences, Biomedical/Chemical Engineering, or related) with 1+ years of relevant experience, or BS with 2+ years of relevant experience (industry experience preferred)
  • Prior process development experience or technology transfer experience to a CMO
  • GMP manufacturing or QC experience, batch record creation/review experience
  • Cell and gene therapy experience is strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with the CliniMACS Prodigy system (or other cell processing systems) and experience with formulation and cryopreservation
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and operate effectively within an entrepreneurial fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills
  • JMP, flow cytometry, qPCR and cell-based assay, Veeva Vault experience considered a plus
  • Strong knowledge in standard software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and OneNote


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