Research Assistant

San Diego, California
Sep 24, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Key responsibilities – Research Assistant

ImmunoScape is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our US team as Research Assistant based in San Diego, CA. The candidate will report to the US Principal Scientist and will work closely with ImmunoScape Operations team headquartered in Singapore. He or she will be given responsibility to manage the reagent inventory and support the data acquisition for projects with industry and academic collaborators. Key responsibilities include:

  • Lab set-up and maintenance, including procurement and housekeeping
  • Biological sample handling and processing
  • Sample staining and acquisition by mass cytometry and flow cytometry
  • Operation of CyTOF instruments
  • Management of reagent inventories in coordination with the Singapore HQ lab; This may also involve some protein conjugation and reagent testing

Required qualifications and skills

  • Degree in Life Sciences - biology, immunology, biochemistry or related subject
  • At least 3 years of lab experience
  • Prior hands-on experience in immune profiling including flow and/or mass cytometry is mandatory
  • Experience in handling biological materials (human PBMC, human and murine tissue samples)
  • Some knowledge on T cell immunology
  • Readiness to learn new techniques and troubleshoot assays
  • Rigorous and accountable way of working
  • Organized, accurate, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent team player, independent, self-driven with good interpersonal skills