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

Pionyr Immunotherapeutics

San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biochemistry, Chemistry, Elisa, HPLC, Protein, Protein Chemistry, Protein Purification, Research, Senior Research Associate,

Job Description

Pionyr Immunotherapeutics Inc., a growing San Francisco-based immuno-oncology company focused on novel approaches to generate anti-tumor immunity, is seeking qualified Research Associates/Sr. Research Associates who will play an integral role in moving our discovery research efforts into the clinic.   We are seeking a talented and motivated team member to support our research efforts in developing antibody-based immuno-oncology therapeutics. The candidate should be highly motivated individual, and have experience in expression, purification and characterization of recombinant proteins.
Specific Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
•   Cloning, sub-cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA purification and quality check
•   Plasmid preparation, transfection of mammalian cells, protein purification by column chromatography
•   Protein characterization using analytical and biophysical methods
•   Maintenance of protein and plasmid inventory
•   Verification and alignment of nucleic acid and protein sequences provided by team members for CDR grafting into human or rodent antibody frameworks
•   Organizing and analyzing results, communicating and presenting findings in team meetings, and contributing to scientific publications
•   Troubleshooting and optimizing assays through data interpretation, identification of novel or alternate procedures and techniques, and timely execution


•   Bachelors or Masters in a life sciences discipline with 1-8 years of relevant experience in an industrial pharmaceutical/biotechnology or academic lab setting
•   Experience in standard protein analytical techniques including electrophoresis, Western Blot, ELISAs, HPLC, and UV spectrophotometry
•   Proficiency in protein production and purification techniques (using peristaltic pumps, AKTA systems), ultrafiltration/diafiltration, assay development will be a significant plus
•   Experience with animal cell culture and sterile handling techniques is a must

Pionyr Immunotherapeutics, Inc. offers competitive salaries, participation in company stock-incentive plans and benefits packages, in addition to a dynamic academic-driven science environment.

Qualified candidates may submit a letter of interest and cv to