Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

Location
Burlingame, CA
Salary
Commensurate with title and experience
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Description – Research Associate/Senior Research Associate  

 

The Company 

TRexBio  is  an exciting early stage biotech company focused on developing therapeutics to treat immune-inflammatory diseases and cancers by modulating  tissue-resident,  regulatory T (Treg)  cells. 

 

 

The Role  

TRexBio  is  looking to recruit a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate  (title and pay commensurate with experience).

As a key contributor to the TRexBio research team, you will drive early discovery research programs into clinical development, providing scientific and technical expertise.  You will  join a highly dynamic, supportive, and enthusiastic team,  and work  with  a range of other scientists  to  develop  novel  therapeutics.  

We  are looking for candidates who  can: 

  • Design, plan and perform  in vitro  experiments  using  primary  immune cells  and cell lines
  • Develop novel  in vitro  and  ex vivo  approaches  to screen  antibody-based  therapeutics
  • Effectively  analyze  and  communicate  results  in  both oral  and  written  form

 

The Person  

BS, BA, or MS  in immunology, preferably T cell biology, or tumor immunology, with 2+ years of relevant academic or industry experience  

Strong expertise in at least one of the following areas: 

  • T cell biology  and adaptive immune system function (mouse or human)  
  • Immune cell isolation and characterization using multi-color flow cytometry   
  • Microscopy and live imaging  

Proficiency in data analysis software such as  MS Excel,  FlowJo,  Graphpad Prism, etc.  

Ability  to perform complex data analysis, and to  analyze  and interpret  work  published  in the field   

Strong presentation and communication skills (oral and written)  

Ability to see ‘the big picture’,  contextualize problems,  and find solutions  

Driven by innovation and motivated by the identification of novel targets for diseases with high unmet medical needs