Temp Research Associate/ Sr. Research Associate, Tumor Immunology

Location
94063, Redwood City
Posted
Oct 10, 2018
Ref
Req 87
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract

Description

Atreca is an early stage biotechnology company, located in Redwood City, California, whose Immune Repertoire Capture™ technology enables the discovery and development of better therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and research reagents. Atreca is looking for talented, entrepreneurial people who would like to be part of a progressive team and see their work have a positive impact on human health.  This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become a key member of a growing biotechnology company.

In this position, the successful candidate will apply her/his skills and expertise to support Atreca’s oncology team in in vitro antibody validation. In particular, the successful candidate will functionally analyze antibodies generated with our unique technology for anti-tumor efficacy. The position will be embedded in a very dynamic and motivated team dedicated to the discovery of novel, antibody-based cancer therapies.                                                                                                                

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and apply cell-based functional assays to assess anti-tumor efficacy of antibodies
  • Analyze and organize data in a high throughput setting

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s with 1-2 years of experience or Master’s degree in Immunology, Oncology, Cell Biology or a related field
  • Absolutely Required: Experience and skill in biochemical and cell-based functional assay systems, Culture and maintenance of mammalian cells in vitro
  • Preferred: Experience working in industry; experience with ADCC/ADCP/CDC assays; expertise in multiparameter flow cytometry
  • Experience with automated liquid handling devices is a plus
  • Must have excellent organization, planning skills, and the ability to work under timeline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise in assay development for drug discovery desired
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Sitting, standing, walking