Biological Researcher I
Teva Pharmaceuticals, Biologics Division, located in Redwood City, is seeking a highly motivated research associate (Biological Researcher I) with a strong immunology background to participate in the discovery and validation of novel biotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory disease.
Primary responsibilities will be the development, optimization and execution of immune cell-based assays to support biotherapeutic lead discovery and to investigate the mechanism of action of candidate lead molecules. The successful candidate will be expected to independently manage small projects, work to tight timelines and contribute to the management of laboratory operations.
Education- BS or MA in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry or related field with 2-7 years of practical immunology experience.
-Prior experience in contemporary immunological techniques, including isolation and stimulation of primary immune cells, multi-color flow cytometry, quantitative ELISA, proliferation assays, pathway specific cell-based reporter assays
-Prior experience in biotherapeutic drug discovery together with a good understanding of ligand-receptor biology
-Exceptional organizational, problem solving and collaborative skills
-Must be self-motivated and proactive, able to multi-task, and detail oriented with good notebook practices
-Must be able to work independently to meet tight timelines efficiently and productively
-Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as effective listening and interpersonal skills
-Prior experience in multi-color flow cytometry, tumor immunology and/or T cell biology is highly desirable