The Technical Director of the Process Development Lab is a key leadership position that provides technical expertise, analytical capability, strategic planning and project management support. The Process Development Laboratory within the Connell O’Reilly Cell Manipulation Core Facility (CMCF) at DFCI is responsible for development of investigational cell-manufacturing procedures and test methods, working with sponsors and investigator to ensure a seamless transition during scale up, process improvement and technology transfer prior to clinical manufacturing.
This position reports into Administrative Director and Executive Medical Director and works closely with the other CMCF leadership to establish standard processes, create budgets for manufacturing, and documents for each new process. The position works closely with senior executives, IND sponsors and key investigators internal and external to DFCI.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The incumbent in this position will be responsible for all aspects of bringing new processes and technologies and testing methods into the Cell Manipulation Core Facility (CMCF).
Planning and resource management
Provides direction to staff that rotate into the R&D area for a given project. This is done in collaboration with both the NCT Technical Director and Managers.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
This position requires 5 or more years of management experience in a cellular therapy lab, related pre-clinical research laboratory, or related experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical company also acceptable.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.