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Scientist, Process Development Group

CERo Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company pioneering cell-based therapies that incorporate multiple forms of tumor clearance into single cells. We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist to work in our cell product process development group to support lead advancement and pipeline expansion. The successful candidate will have hands on experience in molecular and cell biology and handling immune cells. The role will involve on-site laboratory work. The position is full time and based in South San Francisco, CA.


  • Design, plan, and execute process development experiments and troubleshoot existing protocols
  • Develop assays for characterizing modified populations of human primary T cells
  • Work with research groups to implement research findings and assay development into manufacturing processes
  • Rigorously document study results to support IND filings
  • Write protocols and standard operating procedures for ultimate technology transfer to CMO
  • Isolate and culture primary human immune cells
  • Perform tissue culture procedures including cell expansion and transfection
  • Analyze human immune cell cultures using a wide range of molecular and cell biology assays such as ELISA, qPCR, flow cytometry
  • Support development of assay strategies and engage with members of research teams in experimental design, troubleshooting, data analysis and report generation
  • Track and compile results in an electronic notebook
  • Present results to other scientific teams


  • PhD or Master’s degree in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology or a closely related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience in academic or industry setting
  • Experience with isolation of primary cells from peripheral blood
  • Strong tissue culture skills including maintaining cell lines and primary immune cells
  • Experience with common immunological assays such as flow cytometry and FACS, ELISA, qPCR
  • Ability to work well as a member of a collaborative team and be highly organized, with attention to detail and excellent time-management skills
  • Experience with technology transfer and collaborating with a CMO
  • Scale-up manufacturing experience
  • Hands on experience in cell therapy process and analytical development
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills

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About CERo Therapeutics

CERo Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company pioneering cell-based therapies that incorporate multiple forms of tumor clearance into single cells. The company’s CER-T platform lies at the intersection of innate and adaptive cell clearance, combining the body’s natural signaling mechanisms, which are capable of recognizing and disposing of unwanted cells, with traditional T cell killing. This integrated approach draws on recent advances in molecular immunology and insights related to the downstream signaling of specialized receptors that cooperate to ingest and eliminate dangerous cells and pathogens. To learn more about the company and its pioneering science, please visit

CERo Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or age, and CERo? will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of the above characteristics.

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