Senior Research Associate - Cell Biology & Immunology

Precision Bioservices
Redwood City, California
Sep 10, 2018
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Senior Research Associates perform and independently conduct novel non-cell and cell based immunoassays for complex scientific projects. 

This position is offered out of our Redwood City, CA facility, Monday – Friday, 8:30AM–5PM.  OT and weekend hours are expected based on business need.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Performs assay development, qualification and validations as needed for all immunogenicity assays for therapeutic biologicals and gene therapy drug products.
  • Conducts cell based assays including, but not limited to, ELISpot and Flow Cytometry.
  • Separate, isolate and cryopreserve primary cells peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs).
  • Completes all paperwork thoroughly and accurately for QA/QC and GxP purposes using Good Documentation Practices and updates computer-tracking systems, as required.
  • Organizes data prior to submission. 
  • Ensures lab maintenance activities and equipment calibration are performed according to schedule.
  • Ensures lab maintenance activities and maintains a clean and safe lab environment.  


Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Cell or Molecular Biology or related field.
  • 3-4 years of relevant prior industry experience.

Other Required:

  • Experienced in using data analysis software like MS Excel, Graph Pad Prism and other statistical analysis software.
  • Ability to interact and function in a highly productive work environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good attention to detail and documentation of data.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language.
  • Availability to work during off-peak hours when business demands dictate. This may include occasional weekends and evening shifts.


  • Prior experience in a GLP/GCLP environment
  • Experienced in tissue culture techniques with maintenance of cell lines in culture
  • Cell Biology and Immunology experience

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