Senior Research Associate, Protein Biochemistry

94080, South San Francisco
May 28, 2019
Req 54
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Who we are: 

Atreca is a biotechnology company focused on applying its Immune Repertoire Capture™ technology to discover and develop novel cancer immunotherapeutics. Located in South San Francisco, California, Atreca is looking for talented, entrepreneurial people who are dedicated to making a positive impact on human health. We have a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become a key member of a growing biotechnology company.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with antibody target identification efforts
  • Generate lysates and subcellular fractions from tissue culture cells (including radiolabeled cells) and mouse tumors
  • Perform pilot and preparative immunoprecipitations on cell and tumor extracts 
  • Purify proteins and other macromolecules using chromatography methods 
  • Characterize purified material by 1D & 2D western blots, autoradiography
  • Work with other project team members and communicate results with the team
  • Follow laboratory safety guidelines and practice


  • Bachelor degree with 4+ years research experience or Master degree with 6+ years research experience in molecular biology, biochemistry or related discipline
  • Extensive experience with designing expression constructs, cloning, cell culture, protein purification using AKTA
  • Extensive experience with SDS-PAGE, western blots, immunoprecipitation and ELISA 
  • Experience characterizing protein-protein interactions using SPR highly desirable
  • Must have excellent trouble shooting, organization, and planning skills, and the ability to work under timeline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Exact title and salary commensurate with experience.

Atreca is an equal opportunity employer.