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Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
The ideal candidate for Nkarta’s Inventory Specialist will possess the skill and drive necessary to assist in the development and implementation of a scalable “world class” materials management strategy for the company. The candidate has demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment, managing product issuance and receipt to stock, inventory cycle counting, assisting with data entry and has a continuous improvement to support Nkarta’s clinical pipeline and continued growth.
Category
Supply Chain
ID
2022-1100
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
The Director Clinical Operations is responsible for planning and overseeing operational activities and successful set-up and conduct of clinical trials and related clinical trial milestones within established timelines and budgets. Oversees internal and external staff for the timely and quality implementation and execution of clinical trials. Partner with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure continuous harmonized operations of clinical operations activities. Ensure conduct of clinical trial activities in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and all applicable regulations governing the conduct of clinical trials.
Category
Clinical Operations
ID
2022-1099
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are seeking a highly motivated and highly collaborative Associate Scientist/Scientist to join the Analytical Development (AD) team in implementing various assays to characterize and release test Nkarta’s viral vector and CAR-NK platforms. The Associate Scientist/Scientist will work closely with the Process Development and QC groups using the analytical capability to continue support for Nkarta’s products.
Category
Analytical Development
ID
2022-1098
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Nkarta offers a unique opportunity for a highly-motivated Procurement Manager who will be responsible for streamlining current forms of process, systems, and operational capabilities within a fast-growing organization.
Category
Supply Chain
ID
2022-1097
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Nkarta offers a unique opportunity for a highly-motivated Director of Quality Operations to join our growing Quality Assurance team.  This role is responsible for inspiring and motivating the next generation of quality leaders as well as the internal and external disposition activities for Nkarta’s drug substances, drug products, and raw materials. The role has responsibility and oversight of quality-related activities for the current manufacturing facility, as well as quality-related activities at various contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). It is a key position that will closely coordinate with internal and external partners in a cross-disciplinary team of Process Development, Manufacturing, Quality, and Facilities to continually improve key quality operational activities at Nkarta.
Category
Quality Assurance
ID
2022-1096
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
This position plays a critical role in advancing process development of Nkarta’s NK cell therapy program as we build out our PD capabilities.
Category
Process Development
ID
2022-1094
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are seeking a highly motivated and highly collaborative Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join the Binder Development team. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all aspects of antibody discovery approaches for the generation of CAR binders for lead selection for preclinical development. A junior intern that shows promise will be considered for transition to full time.
Category
Research & Development
ID
2022-1093
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Reporting to the Executive Director of Biometrics the Director of Clinical Data Management will be responsible for leading and managing all Clinical Data Management (CDM) activities to meet corporate timelines and objectives. The Director of CDM will be responsible for building and leading the CDM function and for setting strategies for the CDM function.
Category
Clinical Operations
ID
2022-1091
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
This is a lead role for the Facilities engineering and operation of a new commercial manufacturing, lab and headquarters facility located in South San Francisco, CA. The Director of Engineering, Facilities will take ownership of 1150 Veterans and all its facilities and processes supporting manufacturing, labs and office.   The Director will manage the functions of the facilities and engineering and maintenance groups and will have responsibility for planned, preventative and corrective maintenance, installation and modification of equipment, machinery, and buildings systems, utilizing both internal and contract resources across multiple sites. Position will be required to manage capital projects and equipment installs to support corporate and GMP locations as directed. This position also leads compliance activities for the Facilities Engineering Organization
Category
Facilities
ID
2022-1087
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Nkarta offers a unique opportunity for a highly-motivated QA Specialist to join our growing Quality Assurance team.  This role supports the batch disposition activities for Nkarta NKX101 and NKX019 programs, including but not limited to batch records review, deviation and change control approval. The role also supports the qualification of our new manufacturing suite and technical transfer of advanced NK cell therapies. It is a key position to closely coordinate with internal and external partners in a cross-disciplinary team of immunologists, engineers, and clinicians to develop and implement best practices in cell therapy manufacturing.
Category
Quality Assurance
ID
2022-1084
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
This position plays a critical role in advancing process development of Nkarta’s NK cell therapy program as we build out our PD capabilities.
Category
Process Development
ID
2022-1080
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
In April 2022, Nkarta announced Phase I data demonstrating that our co-lead programs, NKX101 and NKX019, are well tolerated and highly active in heavily pre-treated patients with hematologic malignancies. The Nkarta Cell Therapy Development team strives to continue the successful development and advancement of additional novel CAR cell therapy pipeline programs to address not only hematologic malignancies, but also bring next generation cell therapies developed with our best-in-class platform to successfully treat patients with solid tumor malignancies. We are currently offering a unique opportunity for a highly driven, curious, and focused researcher to join our team to develop and assess novel strategies to further enhance immune cell functions through cell engineering. The successful candidate is a self-starter, is enthusiastic about cell therapy, and most importantly, wants to make a profound impact on cancer patients.
Category
Research & Development
ID
2022-1079
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
This Pre-Clinical In Vivo Pharmacology Group Leader is responsible for leading and managing core functions at Nkarta responsible for in vivo candidate validation, effective conduct of IND-enabling studies, and pre-clinical biomarker analyses. The successful candidate will develop novel animal models and work with other research and development groups to prioritize and coordinate efficient use of the in vivo department facilities, equipment, and staff.  This position requires a collaborative, creative individual with proven ability to work across a matrixed environment to advance preclinical programs from target validation through IND enabling activities. The ideal candidate will have group management experience and will serve as a subject matter expert for cell therapy in vivo pharmacology, rodent models of human disease and preclinical imaging and histology. This is a full-time position in In Vivo Pharmacology, reporting to the Senior Director/Vice President, Preclinical and Translational Biology.
Category
Preclinical & Translational Science
ID
2022-1076
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are currently offering a unique opportunity for a highly motivated process development senior scientist/process engineer to join our team with downstream development experience in viral production and analytics.
Category
Process Development
ID
2022-1075
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Support the daily GMP manufacturing operations of allogeneic NK cell therapies while driving facility and equipment qualifications, initiating and assessing deviations, reviewing batch records, and authoring SOPs.
Category
Manufacturing
ID
2022-1074
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Nkarta offers a unique opportunity for a highly motivated QA Specialist to join our growing Quality Assurance team.  This role will be integral in building, automating and continuous improving the GxP Quality Management Systems. It will oversee activities related to the operation, efficiency, and compliance of quality systems and programs such as Deviation Management, CAPA, Change Control, Data Integrity, Metrics, Vendor Management and Audits, Internal Audits, and Management Review.
Category
Quality Assurance
ID
2022-1070
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Nkarta seeks a highly motivated, results oriented, and collaborative senior research associate/ associate scientist with deep knowledge and experience in immunology and various immunology models to join our growing research team to assist with NK biology characterization related functions. This individual performs research and/or development with others in the group for CAR NK projects.
Category
Binder & Platform Development
ID
2022-1065
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are seeking a highly motivated and highly collaborative Senior / Principal Scientist to join the Analytical Development (AD) team in implementing various assays to characterize Nkarta’s pipeline of cellular immunotherapy products, with special focus on genomic analysis.  This role adds to the build out and further development of our growing analytical development team with the advancement of the production and analytics capability for Nkarta’s NK products. 
Category
Analytical Development
ID
2022-1061
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
The role is responsible for supporting the planning, execution, and technical support of manufacturing process scale-up and technology transfer project tasks/activities, in which ex vivo modified cell therapy drug substance and drug product operations are transferred from Process Development to Manufacturing in order to produce quality product at cGMP manufacturing scale in support of both clinical and future commercial programs
Category
Process Development
ID
2022-1021
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
Reporting to CSO, the Head of Pre-Clinical and Translational Research is responsible for leading and managing core functions at Nkarta responsible for in vivo candidate validation, effective conduct of IND-enabling studies, and clinical correlative analyses. The successful candidate will manage a team with capabilities for the development of models and analytics that help elucidate product activity, safety, pharmacokinetics and dynamics, and mechanism of action.  This individual will collaborate closely with Nkarta’s discovery, process development, and clinical development groups to integrate translational research into the overall goals of the company.
Category
Preclinical & Translational Science
ID
2022-1019
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are seeking a highly motivated and highly collaborative Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to join the Analytical Development (AD) team in implementing cell-based assays to characterize Nkarta’s pipeline of cellular immunotherapy products.
Category
Analytical Development
ID
2022-1018
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
In April 2022, Nkarta announced Phase I data demonstrating that our co-lead programs, NKX101 and NKX019, are well tolerated and highly active in heavily pre-treated patients with hematologic malignancies.   The Nkarta Cell Therapy Development team strives to continue the successful development and advancement of additional novel CAR cell therapy pipeline programs to address not only hematologic malignancies, but also bring next generation cell therapies developed with our best-in-class platform to successfully treat patients with solid tumor malignancies. We are currently offering a unique opportunity for a highly driven, curious, and focused researcher to join our team to develop and assess novel CAR candidates to drive pipeline programs. The successful candidate is a self-starter, is enthusiastic about cell therapy, and most importantly, wants to make a profound impact on cancer patients.
Category
Research & Development
ID
2022-1016
Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
We are seeking a highly motivated and highly collaborative Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to join the Analytical Development (AD) team in implementing various assays to characterize Nkarta’s pipeline of cellular immunotherapy products, with special focus on genomic analysis.
Category
Analytical Development
ID
2022-1015