This job opening is no longer active.
Analytical Development:
Senior Scientist, Analytical Development

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:

We are excited to welcome this new member to our growing team and company. This is both a strategic and hands-on role. If you are a strong and independent problem-solver, agile, detail-oriented with a strong technical background in developing and qualifying bioassays for cell and gene therapy products and are eager to advance our internal analytical capabilities to support in-house process development, this is the role for you! As a Scientist, you will work on various activities including:

  • Develop and qualify bioassays for cell and gene therapy products using techniques like qPCR, ddPCR, MSD, ELISA

  • Develop and qualify quantitative assays measuring process residual impurities

  • Collaborate with Process Development group to generate and analyze process development data to develop an understanding of product critical quality attributes to guide testing and process control strategies

  • Analyze and present experimental data in team meetings, cross-functional meetings, and conferences. Participate in method transfer activities to vendors

  • Manage junior Scientists

About You:

  • BS/MS in biological sciences with 10+/ 8+ years, respectively, or Ph.D. with 2+ years of relevant work experience in industry

  • Experience in developing analytical methods such as ddPCR, ELISA, MSD, or qPCR is required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment is a must

  • Experience in working with cell and gene therapy products and viral vectors preferred

  • Understanding of assay development and qualification per FDA or ICH guidelines

  • Experience in tech transfer of methods to GMP labs

  • Understanding or knowledge of statistical tools such as ddPCR QuantaSoft, SoftmaxPro, JMP, PLA, etc.

Meet Your Future Team:

The Bioassay Analytical Development team is a highly motivated and lively group with an innate curiosity to learn. We work on different modalities and still work as a team to achieve our goals. We are a small but growing family. This group is responsible for developing robust and innovative analytical methods to support internal and external manufacturing processes. We support Intellia’s clinical programs as well as in vivo and ex vivo emerging pipelines. While much of the day-to-day operations require wet-lab work, our team focuses on building everyone’s technical expertise and fostering an environment for career growth as scientists and engineers in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Although Intellia currently is a partially virtual environment, the Human Resources team and Cultural Ambassadors have made it a priority to continue to foster a sense of community among the group. This includes virtual happy hours, team all hands, game nights, and more! You can expect to join a hardworking, collaborative environment and to work with a dedicated and team-spirited group of people.

    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.

    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.