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Senior Research Associate

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

We are currently seeking a Full Time Sr. Research Associate to support our US CM Process Development team. This position will work in Houston, Texas and will report to the Director of Process Development. 
The primary purpose of the Sr. Research Associate is to provide technical lead to project specific studies.
Your mission
The essential functions of this position will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
  • Performs complex, highly specialized, time sensitive cell culture processes for generation of T cell products using standard protocols.
  • Performs phenotypic and functional characterizations of the products using advanced analytical techniques independently. 
  • Proficiency in using complex instruments depending on the project/role Sepax, flow cytometers, CliniMACS, ELISA readers, IncuCyte, qpcr, gel imager, etc.
  • Accurate documentation of data in the experiment trackers and electronic lab notebooks in a timely manner. 
  • Ability to perform data and statistical analyses, graph and compile data for presentations, may provide interpretations, conclusions and future directions for the study.
  • Keep inventory of reagents and place orders.
  • Author and review official documents as needed e.g. SP, RR, WI, SOP. 
Your profile
The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Seven (7) years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or any related field
  • Seven (7) to Nine (9) years of relevant experience with a Bachelors degree or Nine (9) years with a Masters degree
  • Masters degree in Science or related field. 
Why us?
What Immatics Offers
We are a committed and inspired company and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. In addition, we offer: 
  • Competitive Total Rewards package
    1. Base Salary 
    2. Annual Bonus 
  • Stock Options – based on position level 
  • 401K plan with company match 
  • Generous Holiday Time 
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level
  • Full Benefits
    1. Health Insurance 
    2. Dental/Vision insurance  
    3. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability 
    4. Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,)
    5. Family Medical Leave
    6. Parental Leave 
    7. Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance policy 
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days 
  • Collaborative and family environment
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff 
  • Themed Holiday party 
  • Social Community Outreach participation 
  • Development training and planning 
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics 
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval)
Notice to Third-Party Recruiters/Staffing Agencies 
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to, and we will contact you if needed.  
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.