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Senior Scientist Immunology iPSC-based Cell Therapy -R&D-

Senior Scientist Immunology iPSC-based Cell Therapy -R&D-

LocationWalloon region, Belgium
Business SectorBiotechnology
Contact email
Job ref22357
Publishedabout 2 months ago

We are seeking a skilled Senior Scientist in Immunology to spearhead the development of innovative hiPSC cell therapy technologies. You will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and optimizing hiPSC differentiation processes, leading to the creation of novel immune cell therapies. With a strong background in immunology or developmental immunology, you will bring your expertise to bear in driving research, fostering collaboration, and advancing the field of regenerative medicine.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver research and development projects to develop and characterize hiPSC-based immunotherapies.
  • Manage the testing of new approaches and generate high-quality analytical data.
  • Coordinate work with scientists, technicians, and other team members.
  • Provide scientific guidance and feedback to colleagues.
  • Ensure accurate data reporting and documentation.
  • Develop innovative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Stay up-to-date on scientific literature and industry trends.
  • Collaborate with other departments and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to scientific presentations and publications.
  • Draft and review standard operating procedures.
  • Support the transfer of processes to the manufacturing group.


  • PhD or postdoctoral experience in developmental immunology, cell biology, immunology, or a related field.
  • Strong publication record and evidence of successful research projects.
  • Expertise in flow cytometry, qPCR, and functional immunological assays.
  • Ability to interpret large datasets.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to innovate and contribute to intellectual property.
  • Experience in stem cell biology, hiPSC expansion, and differentiation.
  • Familiarity with QbD/DoE approaches and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Fluent in English, with French proficiency a plus.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Benevolent, open-minded, and effective communicator.
  • High energy and a drive to inspire others.
  • Team player with a collaborative spirit.
  • Adaptable to demanding and dynamic work environments.
  • Problem-solver with a strong initiative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Chance to make a significant impact on the lives of patients.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
Interested? Contact Capucine at c.cornen@panda-int.com for more information.