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 want all of our 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 a Scientist, you will join our quickly growing Analytical Development Sample Testing Group within the Technical Operations group and embrace the opportunity to transform amazing sciences and technologies into powerful cures. The candidate must have a strong background and hands-on experience in molecular and binding/immunoassays. This will include performing advanced bioassay methods such as ddPCR, qPCR, ELISA, and MSD-based methods.
Execute analytical test methods to support routine process development and stability samples and process characterization
Technology Transfer: Act as SME in tech transfer of analytical methods, protocols/procedures, and know-how into the group
Work collaboratively with Process Development to gather and analyze data to develop an understanding of product critical quality attributes to guide testing and process control strategies
Assist in maintaining/qualification of critical reagent supply for assigned methods
Work closely with, and support quality control on investigations, OOS, OOTs and troubleshooting
Support project leads and key stakeholders to meet project deadlines
Participate in day-to-day lab operations/planning, and routine maintenance of lab equipment
Our ideal candidate has a degree in Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular biology, Genetics, or related disciplines with experience working within Analytical Development or Quality Control. This candidate will have the scientific knowledge to mentor junior scientists and plan testing schedules. Do you enjoy “finding a better way”, optimizing assays and workflows? We encourage you to apply! Other qualifications and desired skills include:
BS/ MS in biological sciences with 9+/6+, respectively, of relevant work experience in the industry
Extensive experience with ddPCR, ELISA, MSD, or qPCR is required
Excellent verbal and written communication, teamwork, and strong problem-solving skills
Organized, detail-oriented, and demonstrated independent thinker who continuously seeks innovative solutions.
AAV and/or Cell Therapy experience is highly desired
Knowledge of QC and GMP regulations is desirable
Ability to work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment is a must
Managerial experience desirable
Critical thinking, troubleshooting and attention to detail are a must. Candidate will be required to plan & execute experiments as well as analyze data generated at other sites for method improvements
Must be able generate SOPs and technical reports with appropriate level of detail, as well as perform bioassay assay trending
Good understanding of statistical methods/tools for data analysis is strong plus
Meet your future team:
The Sample Testing Group supports Analytical Development, Process Development, Manufacturing, and Quality. You will report to the Senior Manager, Analytical Development. This role will be responsible for assays supporting all modalities within analytical development.
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.