Careers At Universal Cells

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Universal Cells’ vision is to deliver on the promise of regenerative medicine by trailblazing the use of gene editing in cell therapies.

All current available positions are listed on this page and at the Astellas US Careers site found here.

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Scientist, Flow Cytometry

SEATTLE, USA

We are seeking an innovative and motivated Scientist to provide expert cytometry and cell sorting expertise for our Research group, which is tasked with developing engineered, stem cell-derived, therapeutic cells. These skills will be used to purify cell subsets and characterize cell identity, purity, and function, at the different stages of our processes, from edited stem cells, through differentiation, to mature effector cells.

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Scientist II, Bioinformatics

SEATTLE, USA

We are seeking a self-motivated computational biologist to be a key contributor to Universal Cells’ next-generation sequencing research programs. This individual will closely collaborate with both our clinical gene editing and preclinical research teams to support computational analyses of pluripotent stem cells and differentiated cell products. The ideal candidate will possess a strong and diverse background in computational biology; relevant experience in NGS characterization of immune cell function is a plus. This position requires a high degree of experimental rigor as the experimental analyses will be directly used to inform both scientific and business decisions.

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Senior Human Resources Manager

SEATTLE, USA

Focused on driving business success, the Senior HR Manager position provides consultative guidance, strategic and operational support to assigned client groups, to ensure that the three west coast Drug Discovery and Research organizations (Universal Cells, Astellas Regenerative Institute Americas & Astellas Venture Management) achieve their business goals. Additionally this includes the identification and resolution of critical issues for the client groups and the implementation of HR policies and practices that align to global HR strategic objectives. Providing strategic guidance and partnership to assigned senior level leaders at multiple site locations across two different and uniquely challenging legal jurisdictions.

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Senior Scientist, Immunology/Antigen Presentation

SEATTLE, USA

We are seeking an innovative and self-motivated Senior Scientist, Immunology/Antigen Presentation, to join a team of researchers developing therapeutic stem cell-derived antigen presenting cells. The ideal candidate will contribute a deep expertise in T cell biology and antigen presentation as well as strong experimental skills in mechanistically assaying immune cell function.

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Associate Director, Natural Killer Cell Engineering

SEATTLE, USA

Responsible for leading cross-functional research and development teams to ensure operational excellence/quality in the design, execution and completion of studies/projects. Oversees and manages scientists and research associates. May participate in global/local regenerative medicine initiatives, including due diligence teams.

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