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The Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute seeks applications for a Core Director for a new Emory cellular therapy core (formerly the Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Core). The Core Director will be responsible for the daily management of the division to include development of standard operating procedures, mentoring other staff scientists, supervision of staff, oversight of services, management of the project pipeline, consultation with Winship/SOM investigators on study design, and collaboration with the appropriate unit administration and leadership for annual budgeting and development of a strategic operating plan. The Core will lead the activities within the Emory cell manufacturing laboratory and will be responsible for all administrative operations, quality assurance and the development and implementation of cell-processing procedures within the laboratories, including compliance with applicable regulating bodies. The position will work closely with members of Winship Cancer Institute and School of Medicine faculty to produce cellular therapy products for use in phase 1/2 trials. The ideal candidate will have strong technical experience with cell-based immune biologics and associated technologies for cell isolation, activation, transfection, and expansion of cellular therapeutics (autologous or allogeneic) in a GMP compliant system.
The Core Director/Scientist functions as a highly skilled contributor/researcher and has significant authorship on publications and advanced knowledge and expertise of laboratory and experimental platforms necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs. The Core Director/Scientist for a new Emory cellular therapy core (formerly the Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Core) will have leadership responsibilities and will oversee quality and training of other team members.
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