Associate Scientist, Biological Science - La Jolla, CA | Biospace
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Associate Scientist, Biological Science

Ambrx, Inc.

La Jolla, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Biology, Scientist,

Job Description

Job Description

Ambrx is seeking an Associate Scientist to join the Biological Science team.  Ambrx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company enabling a new field of protein medicinal chemistry, using a technology that directs the incorporation of amino acids beyond nature’s conserved set into biosynthetic proteins to produce high value biological products such as antibody-drug conjugates and bispecific antibodies.  

Key Responsibilities

The candidate should:

•   Be able to work with minimal supervision.
•   Perform general laboratory tasks, including cleaning and maintenance of equipment
•   Perform basic calculations and data analysis
•   Practice excellent aseptic technique for mammalian cell culture
•   Have accurate and reliable record keeping including database management and notebooks
•   Comply with good housekeeping and company safety practices
•   Work collaboratively in a matrix team oriented environment



The candidate must have:

•   A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Biology or related field, or equivalent experience
•   At least 10-12 years of hands-on lab experience in the biological sciences area
•   Westen blots
•   Cytotoxicity assays
•   FACS
•   RNAi (siRNA/shRNA)
•   Mammalian cell culture
•   Transfections/transductions
•   Basic molecular biology skills (i.e. cloning)
•   Attention to details is a must
•   Ability to meet tight timelines
•   Ability to work collaboratively in a matrix and team oriented environment
•   Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

To be considered as an applicant, please submit your resume/CV referencing the specific position of interest  Applicants whose qualifications and experience most closely match the requirements of the position will be reviewed.  Ambrx offers competitive compensation & benefits.  EOE