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Associate Engineer, Life Sciences

The Cell Therapy Processing team is developing novel technologies to enable manufacturing of cell and gene therapy processes. The technologies comprise patented acousto-fluidics platforms for cell processing, such as concentration, washing, media exchange, and labeled and label-free cell selection.  This work has resulted in the launch of ekkoTM, an automated cell processing platform with single use cartridges for cell and gene therapy manufacturing.


Your role:

You will be working in the life sciences group focusing on the development of the acoustic affinity cell selection platform.  You will work on all aspects of the early stages of new product development, i.e., brainstorming, concept selection, engineering design and analysis, prototype assembly, testing and documentation.  You will perform acousto-fluidic affinity cell selection experiments participate in design of experiments.  You will take on SOP writing and lab management duties as needed to enable the team to maintain a fast and steady flow of experiments.  You will develop into an independent thinker, innovator and contributor to the development of the cell selection platform.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree (BSc or MSc) in Mechanical, Electrical, Bioprocessing, Biochemical or Biomedical engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with mechanical design and analysis
  • Experience with testing, design of experiments, data analysis and processing, troubleshooting of prototypes
  • Hands-on experience in a basic “wet” laboratory


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of acoustics and fluid dynamics is desirable
  • Knowledge of data analysis software
  • Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Strong communication and teaming skills
Job Requisition ID:  200327
Location:  Springfield
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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Nearest Major Market: Boston

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