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Principal Scientist - Assay Development

Apex Life Sciences

Location:
Fremont, CA
Posted Date:
2/13/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
DOE
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

The successful candidate for the Principal Scientist position will become an integral member of the PathHunter assay development team, with responsibility for designing and generating novel cellular assays for important therapeutic targets, including iOnc.

Essential Functions

*Research, design and validate novel cell based      assays for multiple technology platforms, with an emphasis on immunooncology targets.

*Perform critical interpretation of data, formulate suggestions for alternate approaches to generating assays for challenging targets.

*Prepare and present experimental data at group laboratory meetings, to management team and at external scientific meetings.

*Prepare data and content for posters, manuscripts, white papers, user manuals, customer reports, or other relevant company materials.

*Work diligently to meet product development goals set by management team.
Perform other duties as required and assigned.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Competencies

Ph.D. in cell biology, immunology, cancer immunology or related discipline, with a minimum of 3 years of industrial experience.

Candidate is expected to be scientifically independent, a creative thinker, and able to rapidly identify solutions to complex problems.
Previous experience in cell based assay development, particularly with immune relevant cell models and analyses, such as ADCC, ADCP, T cell activation required.
Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills are essential.
Must be team oriented with a demonstrated track record working in a collaborative environment.

Experience with flow cytometry methods and analysis strongly preferred.


Work Environment
This position operates in a BSL1/2 laboratory setting. There is potential for exposure to human tissues and fluids.