WuXi AppTec

  • Lead Flow Cytometry Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    The Advanced Therapies business unit of WuXi AppTec has been supporting Cell and Gene  Therapy programs,  pioneering the accelerated development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies since 2004.  We have an extensive infrastructure of state-of-the-art, GMP certified facilities, providing centers of excellence for manufacturing and testing. Our vision is to become the most comprehensive capability and technology platform in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to fulfill the dream of “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated”.

    Currently employing nearly 600 people in Philadelphia’s Navy Yard location, we are poised for significant growth in 2018 and beyond as we continue to scale.  We are looking for innovative passionate individuals to join us in our work towards advancing Cell Therapy, Gene Therapy and Immunotherapy in Philadelphia’s Cellicon Valley.





    In this exciting new role in our WuXi Advanced Therapies division located in Philadelphia, PA, you will be:


    • Conducting moderate to high complexity Flow Cytometry assays using 4+ colors and Cell Based Potency assays in compliance with cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines.
    • Performing mammalian cell culture, ELISA and PCR based assays.
    • Working directly with BSL-2 materials
    • Analyzing and reporting scientific data.



    You are:

    • Skilled and an almost expert user of flow cytometry theory and/or instrumentation and have worked with Flow Assays using at least 4 colors.
    • Experienced in mammalian cell culture and/or ELISA or PCR based assays.
    • Versed with a thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
    • In possession of a Bachelor’s degree with major in Biological Sciences or other science-related major and 5+ years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

    *** As a plus, proficient in cell based potency assays (i.e. cell proliferation, cell killing, etc.)


    We offer our employees unlimited growth potential and career pathing opportunities in addition to a comprehensive benefits package (Vacation/Holiday Pay, Health/Dental/Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance, Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan).


    To learn more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Ken Schneider at:



    To view the full job description please visit:



    For more information about WuXi Advanced Therapies, visit our LinkedIn career page at: 



    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability



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