Senior Scientist Flow Cytometry
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Senior Scientist Flow Cytometry

King of Prussia, PA

The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is on track to be the largest single-site cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in the world. Our comprehensive service offering accelerates speed to market through supply chain disruption mitigation strategies, end-to-end program management expertise and unique platform technology with the ability to follow a molecule from idea to commercialization. CBM’s integrated approach provides high quality and consistent end-to-end manufacturing capability including: Process and Analytical Development; Plasmid DNA production; Viral Vector Production of Lentivirus; AAV and Adenovirus; Testing and Analytics; Autologous, Allogeneic and Gene-edited Cell Therapy Bioprocessing; and Cell banking. CBM’s horizontal and vertical integration provides one source throughout a product’s life cycle.

CBM’s mission is to accelerate the delivery and affordability of lifesaving and life-changing therapies from discovery to market by offering a complete solution for the development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.

CBM is located just outside of Philadelphia in the Heart of Cellicon Valley on The Discovery Labs campus set on 300 acres with 2.4 million square feet of life sciences lab and manufacturing space, allowing clients to scale their development and manufacturing needs without ever having to change sites, while providing employees a true community campus experience focused exclusively on life sciences.

The Discovery Labs is a Global Platform Company inclusive of CBM, The Discovery Labs Properties, UniteIQ incubator labs, and The Colony, a unique investment and resource model enabling groundbreaking therapies to be brought to life.


The Discovery Labs Center for Breakthrough Medicine is seeking a solid candidate to join our flow cytometry team as a technical lead at Analytical Development and Testing organization.


  • Demonstrate the highest moral standard and ethical integrity.
  • Optimize and qualify assays for characterization and analytical testing of cell therapy products.
  • Capable of making decisions independently and troubleshoot/optimize experiments and procedures.
  • Flexible to support multiple research projects as the AD organization grows.
  • Author and review test method SOPs, method development reports, qualification protocols, risk assessments, and transfers methods to partner functions, and represent the Analytical Flow Cytometry team in cross-functional meetings.
  • Able to perform GMP operations, including following detailed SOPs, maintaining training, and following good documentation practices.
  • Responsible for operation and maintenance of flow cytometers.


  • Ph.D. with 1+ years of directly flow cytometry experience OR MS with 5+ years of directly related experience
  • Basic knowledge of immunology preferable adaptive immunity
  • Experience in multicolor flow cytometry and mammalian cell culture is required
  • Experience with multiple flow cytometry data analysis tools is required
  • Prior experience with cell proliferation, cytokine release, or potency assay development is desirable
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain lab execution records and perform data analysis.
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills
  • Experience in cell therapy and GMP environment is strongly desirable

Compensation: TBD

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