Strong experience and knowledge in CAR-T needed

Polyplus-transfection is looking for a talented individual to join the R&D cell biology team as Senior Scientist and Team Leader. The candidate will develop innovative projects to genetically modified T-cells, NK-cells and stem cells with new transfection reagents and transduction technologies. The position will report to the CSO.

Job summary

  • Act as a team leader of cell Biology & Immunology in the R&D department, executing on program and strategy:
    • Design assays and perform experiments to evaluate the genetic modifications of T-cells, NK cells and stem cells,
    • Improve the process to develop CAR-T and NK cells and modified stem cells with non-viral and viral (lentivirus) technologies,
    • Design assays to evaluate the gene transfer efficiency, cell viability and potency of our new research products,
    • Manage the cell biology team.
  • Collaborate and interact effectively within a multidisciplinary team of colleagues including:
    • R&D biologists in bioproduction,
    • R&D chemists,
    • Marketing and Business Development teams,
    • Quality Insurance.
  • Provide scientific mentoring and technical training of team members.


  • Ph.D. in immunology, molecular and cell biology with a minimum of 5 years of experience,
  • MANDATORY: Strong experience and knowledge in CAR-T and stem cells biology and therapy,
  • Expertise in the cell culture, expansion, transfection/transduction, characterization and manipulation of immune and stem cells,
  • Experience in team management,
  • Must be organized, rigorous and proactive,
  • Brilliant scientific problem-solving ability,
  • Fluent in Englishand excellent communication skills.


Full-Time position based in Strasbourg, France (67). Sustainable position (CDI).

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