Research Associate

Employer
Ionpath Inc
Location
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Salary
Highly competitive salary depending on experience
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

IONpath, a venture-backed commercial stage startup, is seeking a highly motivated research
associate to join our growing team. This position is an opportunity to be a key member of our
scientific team and will be responsible for performing experiments for our Multiplexed Ion Beam
Imaging (MIBI) platform to support both our internal research and development efforts as well as our
growing research services division. MIBI, a technique for measuring protein expression in tissue,
offers a substantial increase in multiplexing ability over previous technologies. Read more here:
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2018.08.039

Duties:
● Preparation of metal-labeled antibodies by performing antibody conjugations and
     characterization of antibody staining performance
● Process and stain tissue samples for IHC and MIBI analysis
● Manufacture buffers, antibody conjugation kits, and conjugated antibodies
● Perform technical qualifications and maintain standards for reproducibility and accuracy of
        results
● Contribute to verification and validation SOPs and technical reports
● Perform ERP transactions for material receipt, BOMs, manufacturing orders, and shipping
● Support transfer of products from concept to commercialization
● Collaborate with engineering, quality systems, project management, and bioinformatics

Requirements:
● B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences or related fields
● 2+ years of laboratory experience using IHC, FACS, ELISA, or other antibody-dependent
assay
● Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
● Ability to prioritize and execute experiments with minimal oversight
● Industry experience in histochemical processing/staining and/or antibody validation a plus