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Director of Immune Therapeutics
Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Dec. 6, 2017
  • Director of Immune Therapeutics
  • Medical and Molecular Genetics
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN
    United States
  • Priority Application Deadline
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Immunology & Infectious Diseases
    Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Biology
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Indiana University School of Medicine, in conjunction with the Brown Center for Immunotherapy, seeks an exemplary scientist and skilled leader to head our cell and viral vector manufacturing facilities as the Director of Immune Therapeutics.
Ample resources for research and collaboration, including:

  • Precision immunology laboratory services (PILS) core with state of the art flow cytometric, CYTOF, and imaging flow cytometry
  • CliniMACS Prodigy, an integrated cell processing device that allows automation and standardization of the complete manufacturing of some cellular therapy products
  • A mixed use facility including BSL-3 ISO-7 clean rooms for vector production and cell manufacturing for allogeneic cell product production
  • NIH/NCATS National Gene Vector Biorepository
  • IU School of Medicine’s Precision Health Initiative, a $120 million investment to place Indiana University at the cutting edge of healthcare
  • Indiana CTSI, which fosters collaborations with researchers at Notre Dame and Purdue Universities
    If you’d like to explore all of our research centers, please visit
    Develop and oversee operational practices for the facility including:
  • Fostering a culture of strong GMP compliance for Phase I/II clinical production
  • Championing implementation of new technologies and systems
  • High level coordination of both academic and clinical units, including relationship building
  • Establishing standard operating procedures for quality systems, communications, technology, and process improvement
    The director will also coordinate the efforts of the Vector Production, Cell Therapy Manufacturing and Cellular Transduction teams.

  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology or related discipline, doctoral degree preferred
  • Established leadership credentials
  • Solid experience in biologics manufacturing, experience in a multi-product GMP manufacturing facility preferred

  • Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a building a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. We strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

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  • Liz Whitaker
    Medical and Molecular Genetics
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN


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