Research Associate, Protein Science - Protein Expression - South San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate, Protein Science - Protein Expression

Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc

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

Job Description

Harpoon Therapeutics is a startup biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, CA.  We are focused on the development of novel immune cell engaging therapeutics for oncology indications. We are looking for a motivated, flexible, highly productive individual, who is seeking a fast-paced collaborative research environment. As an integral member of the Protein Science group, this individual will be primarily engaged in protein expression and characterization.

Key Responsibilities

-    Transient and stable expression of proteins in mammalian cells
-   Titer quantification: SDS-PAGE, Western blot, Octet-based methods
-   Assist in affinity characterization using Octet
-   Experimental design, execution, and troubleshooting
-   Materials management and database maintenance
-   Maintain records, prepare reports, make regular presentations to summarize results and update management


The ideal candidate will have:
-   Training in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related fields, with a Bachelors + 3-5 years’ relevant experience or Masters + 1-3 years’ experience
-   Demonstrated experience in mammalian protein expression systems
-   Ability to creatively solve problems and optimize workflows
-   Excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and interpersonal skills
-   Aptitude for learning new laboratory techniques and handling diverse tasks concurrently
-    Ability to work independently or with limited direct supervision