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RA, Biology

Principia Biopharma

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Main responsibilities

• Implementation and analysis of biochemical and cell-based assays as required for project support.
• Organizing, coordinating and executing laboratory functions and project assignments.
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues from diverse disciplines and to present experimental findings to others.


Background and experience
• Training should include a BS or MS in biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, or related areas with 2+ years of post-degree laboratory experience desirable, optimally in industry
• Cell biology experience with knowledge of techniques associated with setting up and executing cell-based assays and culturing cell lines
• Experience with methods to study enzyme inhibition is a plus
• Familiarity with studying small-molecule inhibitors utilizing 96/384-well formats is desirable
• Experience with any of the following techniques is valuable: ELISAs, western blot analysis, flow cytometry, cell proliferation, protein assays, TR-FRET, or Alphascreen
• Knowledge of basic software for analyzing dose-response data, such as Prism and Excel, and of creating presentations is also required
• Candidate must have a capability of reading and evaluating the scientific literature to aid in novel assay development
• Hands-on experience in the areas of immunology and/or inflammation is a plus

Additional desirable qualities
• Familiarity with a start-up Biotech company pace and culture
• Ability to contribute to diverse projects
• Demonstrated talent for broad interactions with preclinical researchers