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The Communications Associate will support the communications team at Agenus to prepare written materials, presentations, press releases, etc. This position heavily focuses on writing, and the Communications Associate must be an exceptional writer who can not only create compelling copy, but also meticulously edit their own and others’ work. This person will conceptualize, write, and edit a broad range of projects across a variety of communications channels (including print, web, social media, email, and public relations). They must be confident taking the lead on many of these projects and producing high-quality pieces on deadline with little supervision
The Director, Global Supply Chain will be responsible for the strategy, development, implementation and direction of the global end-to-end supply chain for Agenus Inc commercial and clinical products. This individual will work closely with senior leadership to enhance materials management, contract manufacturing, procurement, supply chain and logistics capabilities as the company executes clinical trials, secures commercial product approvals, grows the product pipeline and expands the business nationally and globally.
Research Associate / Senior Research Associate
We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate / Senior Research Associate to join the Immunomodulatory Drug Discovery group at Agenus. In this position, the selected candidate will work as part of an integrated research team to advance research stage programs into early clinical development. The candidate will also contribute towards the discovery of novel antibody-based therapies in the field of cancer immunotherapy.
Position: Seeking for a highly motivated scientist to join the Vaccine Research and Translational Medicine group from Agenus Inc. located in Lexington MA. The candidate of choice should have a minimum 4 years of industry experience as evidenced by job history. Background in immunology-based assays is required (e.g. ELISA, ELISPOT, killing assays etc.). The successful candidate will work as part of a highly collaborative research team to develop assays that involve flow cytometry staining and acquisition, standardization of pharmacodynamic assays (e.g. target occupancy assays, expression of targets of interest etc.) and coordination of collaborations with external partners and contract research organizations. The individual will also be involved in the planning of translational medicine assays to test patient samples from the active clinical trials. He or she will be responsible of designing and running experiments independently and writing detailed reports describing findings and conclusions. The candidate is expected to independently troubleshoot experiments and present findings to the team.
Manage all Facility and monitor EHS as well as site security operations at the Agenus West site. The site which consists of two, a process development and GMP manufacturing building and an office/lab/warehouse building (~25,130 sf and 10,000 sf respectively). The site infrastructure consists of HVAC systems, Building Management Enterprise system, Water for Injection, Emergency generators, Chillers, gas distribution system and many other support utilities. The manager will actively ensure Company compliance with all Federal, State and local permits, licenses, and safety regulations. Reduce business risk through proactive condition based and PM programs, support and foster a working environment that matches Company philosophy. Manage internal services and vendors to agreed service level agreements. Drive maintenance functions as needed through a combination of direct reports, contractors, and or temporary staff.
Manage internal engineering / Facilities Operations and projects, deliver solutions to support business needs. Provide oversight to the Facilities, EH&S and laboratory support teams. Drive and support the integration of corporate Facilities and EH&S policies and procedures.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced regulatory professional in drug development and regulatory strategy in the biotech arena to join motivated and newly formed Regulatory Science & Pharmacovigilance (RSP) business unit aiming at brining regulatory innovation in drug development and commercialization.
The RSP aims to maximize opportunities for product approval, its safe use and further development by:
- Leading global regulatory strategies that allow drug and CMC development efforts to achieve a faster regulatory approval, optimal product label and support commercial success
- Delivering regulatory milestones and timely registration throughout the product lifecycle
- Ensuring patient safety by early identification of safety signals, building robust PhV systems and preparing for post-marketing commitments
- Proactively influencing and engaging with healthcare environment and regulatory policy framework to facilitating approval and market penetration
The Company is seeking an experienced regulatory leader with over 13 years of experience in the international pharmaceutical industry or consultancy and at least 10 years in global regulatory strategy with proven track record of business impact. Management experience of cross-functional team over 5 years is a prerequisite. The position is highly visible to internal and external stakeholders and requires political savvy and agility in building consensus and defending the regulatory position with global health authorities.
The position reports to the Vice President of Regulatory Science & Pharmaco-vigilance business unit.
- As part of a team, this person will be supporting in vivo studies and analyzing samples obtained from these studies.
- Responsible for conducting and managing in vivo studies to determine the efficacy of both small molecule and biotherapeutic approaches.
- The evaluation and development of new technologies, biomarkers and in vivo models are key components of this position.
- Any background and knowledge in immunology is a plus for this position.
- Plan and conduct of experiments in vivo studies in support of Inflammation & Immunology therapeutic portfolio
- Formulation of compounds and administration of drugs and experimental compounds by various routes
- Collection of blood and various tissues
- Ability to learn and conduct other animal-related techniques
- Ex vivo analysis of animal samples
- Maintain well-organized records and documentation
- Data entry and analysis
Agenus is seeking a highly motivated individual with cell based analytical bioassay experience to work on innovative Cell Therapies for cancer treatment. This Senior Scientist position reports to the VP of Precision Medicine and Manufacturing.
The successful applicant will have primary responsibilities for the design, conduct and oversight of new potency assays for Agenus’ cell therapy products.
The person will also responsible for the development of assays to explore the optimal subset of cells to be used in clinic and compare these with innate adaptive immune cells.
Agenus is looking for a talented and dedicated individual to perform day-to-day activities in support of users by providing the technical expertise, assistance, project coordination and problem resolution.
The Desktop Support Specialist is primarily responsible for ensuring continuity of IT services for users by providing the technical expertise, assistance and project coordination necessary to deploy, configure and support computer hardware/software products including peripherals, desk/mobile phones and desktop/conference room based audio/video.
The right candidate will be someone who has strong interpersonal skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work well with others at all levels including senior management staff, technology vendors and partners, and end-users. The Desktop Support Specialist must be flexible, well organized and pay close attention to detail. The person must be able to work independently as well as with a team on complex tasks which require analysis and action.
Provide all tiers of helpdesk support and training to end users.
Deploy, upgrade and configure PCs/Macs/tablets/printers/desk phones/iOS and Android devices and other end user devices.
Perform hands-on technical upgrades and deployments and serve as a team on various upgrades and maintenance activities.
End user application installation, support, training centered around the office suite, other productivity applications and various scientific software packages
Work closely with other IT staff and outside vendors to ensure continuity and a high level of service.
Provide technical assistance, direction and advice to users as needed.
Support audio/video software and hardware codecs used on desktop and in the conference rooms throughout the company offices
Help to develop, document and train users on IT systems, best practices, company policies and SOPs.
Assist in implementing best practices that will more effectively utilize IT resources.
Be “on-call” for all periods as assigned by manager.
Stay abreast of the latest developments in IT and make recommendations as it pertains to your position.
Other responsibilities and projects may be assigned as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
No less than 3 years desktop support experience. Experience in Biotech/Pharma highly desirable.
Familiarity with medical and fiscal regulatory environments highly desirable.
Hardware: desktops, laptops, printers, tablets, desk phones, smartphones, other computer peripherals, network switches
Operating Systems: Windows XP/7/8/10, OSX, Windows 2012/16
MS Office Suite 2016, MS Visio, MS Project, Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, Desktop conferencing (WebEx, Skype, Zoom, etc…), various scientific applications
Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint
A/V: projectors, LED displays, Polycom tabletop conference phones,
Logitech webcam, Polycom video codecs, audio conference bridge services, conference room automation
Digital and IP based enterprise phone systems
Technically proficient with basic networking concepts and corporate network devices: firewalls, switches, wireless routers/access points, VLAN’s etc.
Experience with instrument based and non-instrument based scientific/research software a plus.
We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to join the Vaccine Research group (Cancer Immunology) at Agenus, Lexington, MA. A strong background in vaccine research in oncology or infectious disease as evidenced by peer reviewed publications or sustained contributions in the biopharmaceutical industry is required for this position.