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Scientist I, Cytometry Data (24208-U-615-MED)



South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024
Arsenal Biosciences Inc. is a clinical stage programmable cell therapy company engineering advanced CAR T-cell therapies for solid tumors. We are seeking a talented and experienced Scientist to work hybrid based in our South San Francisco office.
ArsenalBio’s mission and purpose is very clear: defeat cancer. With our programmable and computationally driven approach, our team is engineering medicines with the goal to attack cancer’s inherent multifaceted nature and overcome the challenges of addressing solid tumors with cell therapy.
Driven by a collective of diverse experts across multi-scientific disciplines as well as clinical and manufacturing expertise, we are united in our purpose to develop the optimal medicines for improving patients’ lives.
This means you’ll have the opportunity to work with the best talent in the field of cell therapy, and be part of ONE TEAM advancing therapies for patients who need it most.
This position is part of the Flow Cytometry team and reports to the Director of Cytometry. The candidate will support pre-clinical and clinical studies through data analysis, which includes designing gating strategies, executing analyses, preparing data analysis figures and reports, and contributing to the biomarker analysis plan. The role involves collaboration with internal clinical and research teams, as well as Contract Research Organizations (CROs).


  • Provide flow cytometry expertise in high parameter data analysis of pre-clinical and translational/biomarker flow cytometry data in support of new and ongoing studies
  • Contribute to the development, validation and execution of study sample analysis for evaluation of biological endpoints in support of preclinical and clinical studies
  • Collaborate with internal scientists as well as external CROs to manage flow cytometry data analysis planning and execution
  • Maintain accurate and timely updates of data to appropriate teams
  • Contribute to the preparation and modification of SOPs as needed
  • Perform all study work in compliance with GLP regulations and maintain all related documentation in accordance with SOPs, Study Protocol, and Analytical Project Plans
  • Responsibility for planning and managing the timelines of assigned projects
  • Review analytical data to ensure accuracy, completeness and consistency


  • Bachelor's degree with 7 years of experience or Master's degree with 5 years of experience in Immunology or a related field, or a Ph.D. with 2 years of postgraduate experience
  • Proficiency in flow cytometry data analysis software, especially FCS Express and/or FlowJo
  • Experience in developing and troubleshooting high-parameter cytometry assays, preferably on the Aurora platform
  • Experience developing, executing and reporting high parameter flow cytometry data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced data analysis, interpretation, and graphical presentation skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience engaging and working with Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
  • Experience with LIMS and an electronic laboratory notebook
  • Experience utilizing data analytic programs such as Tableau
ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge.
Our people-first culture fosters a deep appreciation for humanity, both in the people we endeavor to serve as well as each other. We are proud to work for a company that is driven by diversity in experiences, ideas and interests, and one that empowers us in an environment that embraces both unity and inclusivity.
We have robust tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as our people are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.
We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The estimated base salary for the preferred primary location of the San Francisco Bay area ranges from $110,200–$135,000. Salary ranges for other locations may vary. Base pay offered may vary based on job related knowledge, experience, education, and location. In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current employees as part of any final offer.
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