Biotechnologist

Company Background

Tessa Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company with the scientific vision of revolutionizing the treatment of cancer by redirecting the body’s potent anti-viral immune response to recognize and kill cancer cells. Tessa’s core virus-specific T Cell (VST) platform has shown compelling results in the treatment of solid tumors, and the company is building a portfolio of therapies addressing a wide range of tumors by combining the qualities of its T cell platform with complementary technologies. Tessa’s lead Phase III trial for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the world’s largest Phase III T cell immunotherapy trial for any cancer indication. The company has built up robust operational and supply chain capabilities to successfully deliver autologous T cell therapy treatments to a large patient pool across five countries. The combination of technologies from its academic, clinical, and commercial research partners have enabled the company to create a fully-integrated approach to the treatment of cancer with immunotherapy.

Our mission is to cure cancers and save lives with our innovative and widely accessible immunotherapies.

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are interested to be part of our team.

 

Job Position
Biotechnologist

Reports to
Biotechnologist Supervisor 

Location
Hsinchu, Taiwan

Job Description

  • Perform cell manufacturing related activities, including but not limited to PBMC isolation from human blood samples, consistently according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Adherence to strict aseptic techniques when performing cellular therapy production in a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) / Good Tissue Practice (GTP) cleanroom facility
  • Document production activities according to Good Documentation Practice (GDP) in corresponding batch records and log sheets
  • Cleaning and maintenance of process equipment and cleanrooms according to SOPs
  • Coordinate daily operations and communicate with various parties, both intra- and inter-departmental
  • Assist in inventory planning and control in the cleanroom
  • Assist in the development of SOP, batch records, deviations and change controls
  • Assists in all aspects of laboratory management as well as solving of any operational issues, as required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science or any related field
  • At least 2-years prior experience with mammalian cell culture and possesses good aseptic techniques
  • Previous experience with cell therapy products is a plus
  • Good communication skills and able to be a team player
  • Passionate, self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Ability to work off-shift and long hours occasionally as required
  • Willing to travel or be based overseas for short period of time when required
  • Proficient in Microsoft office such as Microsoft Power Point and Excel
  • Proficient in English