Associate Scientist, Process Sciences

Company Background

Tessa Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a portfolio of next-generation cell therapies for cancer. It has a pipeline of therapies in clinical development for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors.

Tessa’s lead autologous therapy is in late-stage clinical development for treatment of lymphomas. It has shown strong clinical responses in patients with relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, based on which it was granted the RMAT designation by the U.S. FDA and the PRIME designation by EMA.

Tessa is also developing a novel, differentiated, allogeneic “off-the shelf” cell therapy platform to create more efficacious, reliable, and scalable therapies capable of targeting a broad range of cancers. A therapy using this platform is being evaluated in an ongoing clinical trial in United States.

Job Position
Associate Scientist, Process Sciences


  • Be part of the Process development team, in setting up process parameters and development pipelines for various process
  • Conduct experiment for optimization process parameters and process characterization
  • Contribute to process validation / characterization activities by performing supporting laboratory scale studies
  • Carry out small-scale process development experiments
  • Conduct experiment to support process related investigation
  • Perform flow cytometry and ELISA analytical assay
  • Assist with laboratory management duties, such as equipment maintenance, reagents inventory and purchasing, general housekeeping.
  • Participate in the development of new testing procedures/assays
  • Follow health and safety procedures and implement paperwork as required


  • Degree in a relevant Science Field or Equivalent Engineering or Biotechnology or any related field
  • At least 1-2 years Practical laboratory experience in cell culture
  • Knowledge/ experience with cell therapies
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under moderate direction
  • Able to analyze and summarize data