Research Associate - Senior Research Associate - San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate - Senior Research Associate

Nurix, Inc.

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Location:
San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
8/14/2017
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual with expertise in cell biology and immunology to join our Discovery Biology team. The successful candidate will support early drug discovery efforts in the area of Oncology and Immuno-Oncology. These duties will include planning, execution and analysis of in vitro cellular assays to support small molecule discovery efforts and new target ID. This individual will work closely with scientists from cross-functional disciplines and present findings to project teams. The ideal candidate will be self-driven, eager to learn new techniques, highly organized, focused and enjoy working in a creative and dynamic team environment.  

Requirements

•   For SRA: Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, or related field with 6+ years industry experience (or Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of industry experience)

•   For RA: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with 2-5 years of industry experience

•   Strong background with hands-on experience in development, optimization and execution of various immune and cellular assays including primary human cell isolation and tissue culture, ELISA, FACS, Western and multiplexing technologies (e.g. Luminex, Quantigene)

•   Demonstrated track record in functional assay development in oncology and/or immunology

•   Experience and interest in medium to high throughput screening execution to support lead development

•   Background or experience in ubiquitin biology is a plus



Fit with Nurix Culture and Values

•   Strong team orientation, highly collaborative; solutions and results-oriented focus

•   Hands-on approach; resourceful and open to diverse points of view

•   Self-driven and enthusiastic with the ability to thrive in a dynamic “start-up” environment