Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Pharmacology

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Feb 05, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Sutro has a unique capability that enables new molecular entities to be designed using a hybrid of synthetic and recombinant technologies to create best in class therapeutics in the oncology and auto-immune disease space. Our portfolio includes antibody-drug conjugates, bispecific antibodies, cytokine derivatives and other novel immuno-stimulatory approaches.

Sutro Biopharma is looking for a talented and energetic team player to help drive the preclinical advancement of our drug portfolios within the Immunobiology Pharmacology group. You will be working to develop new processes to maximize our technology and enhance our internal and collaborative product development initiatives in a fast-paced environment.


This pharmacology position requires a Research Associate (RA)/Senior Research Associate (SRA) with at least 2 years of industry experience in the preclinical development of cancer immunotherapies. Experience performing immuno-oncology non-clinical animal pharmacology, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies is preferred. Relevant experience with and basic knowledge of tumor biology and/or cancer immunology is mandatory. The individual will be expected to:
  • Independently execute in vivo experiments, analyze data, and generate reports
  • Communicate key scientific data to project teams with a clear interpretation of data and proposal of next steps

  • B.S. or M.S. with a minimum of 2 years of industry experience evaluating oncology or immuno-oncology drug products in preclinical models
  • Experience performing xenograft tumor studies independently with knowledge of animal handling techniques, dosing methods (IV, IP, IT, SC) and blood/tissue collection techniques is required
  • Flow cytometry (FACS) knowledge and experience is highly preferred– including design FACS panels, process tissues, operate flow cytometers and data analysis on human and murine cells, tumors, and tissues
  • Must be highly motivated and work successfully in cross-functional teams by contributing data and ideas
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, multi-task, troubleshoot, think critically and interpret data
  • Proficient in standard scientific software used for data analysis (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Prism, FlowJo), as well as Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills, including maintaining detailed and accurate protocols and lab notebooks

Please submit resume for Req. #2065 to . Please visit our website at for more information.

Sutro provides a competitive benefits package that includes a choice of health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401K plan, PTO, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan) and stock options.

Sutro Biopharma is committed to the diversity of our team and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

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