Sr. Research Associate

Location
San Diego, CA, US
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Ref
185984
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Anaptysbio has a new opportunity for a Senior Research Associate to join the Protein Sciences group to support antibody discovery and biophysical characterization activities. This includes using a broad spectrum of analytical, biophysical, and computational tools to characterize antibodies, antigens, and their interactions. The ideal candidate will have passions for protein structure and biophysics, a keen sense of scientific curiosity, and the ability to interact in a matrix environment with members of other groups.

This position reports to the Scientist II, Protein Sciences

Requirements

Education and Experience
  • BA/BS degree in biology, biochemistry, or a related field
  • 5+ years of relevant laboratory experience
  • Strong background in kinetics (i.e. Surface Plasmon Resonance or Octet), especially working with antibodies. Experience with KinExA is a plus.


Knowledge and Competencies
  • Working knowledge of antibody structure/function
  • Experience with a range of analytical tools including all or some of the following techniques: SPR, ELISA, DSC, cIEF, CE-SDS, and DLS
  • Familiarity with protein visualization software (i.e. PyMol, Discovery Studio, etc)
  • Experience with enzyme kinetics is a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and to report and present experimental results and analysis to department colleagues
  • Effective interpersonal skills, strong team player
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and function in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Able to determine and validate new methods and procedures. Able to perform critical analysis of experimental approach and interpretation of data
  • Demonstrated ability to perform laboratory tasks safely, reproducibly, and efficiently
  • Ability to organize work load and activities to achieve team goals