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QC Analyst (I, II, Senior Level)

Company: Tenaya Therapeutics
Location: Union City
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Tenaya Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNYA), a biotechnology company with a mission to discover, develop and deliver curative therapies that address the underlying causes of heart disease. Founded by leading cardiovascular scientists from Gladstone Institutes and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), we are advancing a deep and diverse pipeline that includes both gene therapies and small molecules. Tenaya is headquartered in South San Francisco, California, USA, with a team that comprises over 100 employees. Inspired by the majesty of Tenaya Peak in Yosemite National Park, our name represents the tenacity of our team in reaching our ultimate peak - the delivery of new therapies for heart disease to the patients who need them.

For more information, please visit www.TenayaTherapeutics.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

Diversity & Inclusion is a core Value for Tenaya Therapeutics and we encourage those from under-represented communities to apply.

Role:

In this role, you will support key analytical and cell-based assays for release, in-process, and stability testing; troubleshoot and optimize assays as needed; participate in assay qualification/validation and transfer of analytical methods to determine the strength, purity and/or potency of viral vector preparations. Other activities may include data review, trending, SOP/protocol/report writing, lab/equipment maintenance, reagent preparation/supplies ordering and inventory. The successful candidate will work well across multiple projects in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Final job title and responsibilities will be determined based on candidate experience level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform, troubleshoot, and optimize assay performance for release, in-process, and stability testing in support of GMP Manufacturing activities (e.g., viral genome titer, capsid titer, cell-based assays, residual impurity characterization)
  • Document, evaluate and review data, and trend results
  • Conduct laboratory investigations as required
  • Author and/or review standard operating procedures, technical protocols, and reports as needed
  • Contribute to routine laboratory management and instrument maintenance and calibration
  • Maintain general lab supplies and inventory, manage critical reagents preparation and inventory
  • Support sample and data management
  • Support contract testing lab management: sample shipments, obtain results, and follow up on open action items

    Requirements
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field and a minimum of 0-4 years of hands-on laboratory experience in an assay development and/or QC laboratory environment.
    • Familiarity in one or more of the following is preferred: qPCR, ddPCR, viral genome titer, capsid titer, ELISA, cell-based transgene potency, residual impurity characterization, electrophoretic assays, or other immunochemical assays is preferred
    • Experience working in a cGMP environment is preferred
    • Prior experience with electronic systems (LIMS, EDMS, QMS) is a plus
    • Self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with a high degree of attention to detail to drive projects forward in a timely manner
    • Capable of lifting up to 40 pounds

      Benefits

      We offer a dynamic start-up environment and a collaborative, passionate team that is focused on a compelling vision and mission.

      We offer competitive salary and stock options. Excellent medical and non-medical benefits. Paid vacation, sick time and holidays.

      State-of-the-art, built-to-suit office and lab space, part of a larger cluster of biotech companies, with amenities that include a bowling alley and onsite gym.

      Shuttle service to/from Caltrain, BART and the South San Francisco Ferry.

      Tenaya is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply to our positions.

Keywords: Tenaya Therapeutics, Union City , QC Analyst (I, II, Senior Level), Professions , Union City, California

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