Research Associate

Location
92121, San Diego
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Research Associate

 

Requirements:

  • MS/BS in immunology, cell and molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, genetics or any other relevant areas with applied research experience in the fields of immunology, oncology, cancer immunotherapy, synthetic biology. 
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture, cell transduction/transfection techniques, and analysis
  • Proficiency in a wide range of immunological laboratory techniques
  • Hands-on experience with primary human immune cell isolation and culture (T cell, NK cell, etc.)
  • FACS based analysis and cell sorting
  • Experience with cytoxicity assays (ADCC, CDC, etc.) and cytokine release assays
  • Hands-on experience with lentiviral transduction
  • Experience in basic molecular biology including standard cloning techniques, vector design, sequence analysis, DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, RTPCR and quantitative PCRs, genomic DNA and total RNA preparation and handling, cDNA library preparation, and protein characterization skills (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA)
  • RNA work and molecular biology. This would be in vitro and in vivo (in cells) RNA work including in vitro transcription, RNA PAGE, rtPCR, ribozymes, riboswitches, mRNA splicing, mRNA stability, siRNA, miRNA, shRNA, etc
  • Experience in synthetic biology/protein engineering and library design/screening is a plus
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, organized, efficient, problem-solver, adaptable, independent but also works well in a cross-functional team