SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, CELL ENGINEERING

Location
South San Francisco, California
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Senior Research Associate, Cell Engineering

FULL TIME

CERo Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company pioneering cell-based therapies that incorporate multiple forms of tumor clearance into single cells. We are seeking a senior research associate in our cell engineering group to evaluate in vitro efficacy and function of cellular therapy candidates. This role will involve extensive laboratory work that contributes to lead advancement and pipeline expansion.  Successful candidates will have direct hands on experience handling immune cells. The position is full time and based in South San Francisco, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Execute a broad range of cell based functional and phenotypic assays for characterization of engineered T-cells 
  • Assist in developing models and tools including cell line generation
  • Investigate and implement technologies to facilitate cellular engineering
  • Employ strategies for the genetic modification of cells
  • Rigorously document study results at a level to support IND filings
  • Present results in team meetings and deliver presentations to both small and large groups

qualifications and experience

  • Demonstrated capability to conduct and optimize human cell engineering methods
  • Preferred Technical proficiencies: primary cell culture - especially lymphocytes, multi-color flow cytometry, fluorescent microscopy, cell-based assays
  • Experience in working with lentivirus production and transduction is desirable
  • Expertise in cell-based assays including proliferation analysis, cytokine/chemokine analysis, cytotoxicity
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize efforts, achieve objectives, meet deadlines, adapt, and excel in a close, fast-paced team environment
  • BS/BA in biology, molecular and cell biology, immunology or related field
  • 3 - 5+ years of relevant experience or MS with 2+ years of experience
  • Biotech or pharma industry experience preferred; comfortable in a fast-paced, innovative, smaller biotech setting a plus

 

About CERo Therapeutics

CERo Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company pioneering cell-based therapies that incorporate multiple forms of tumor clearance into single cells. The company’s CER-T platform lies at the intersection of innate and adaptive cell clearance, combining the body’s natural signaling mechanisms, which are capable of recognizing and disposing of unwanted cells, with traditional T cell killing. This integrated approach draws on recent advances in molecular immunology and insights related to the downstream signaling of specialized receptors that cooperate to ingest and eliminate dangerous cells and pathogens. To learn more about the company and its pioneering science, please visit www.cero.bio.