Senior Research Associate

Location
Waltham, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
$75,0000-$105,000 depending on experience
Posted
Mar 19, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Responsibilities: 

• Engage and innovate on large-scale in vitro immune cell screening efforts to discover novel TCRs and peptide antigen targets. 

• Engineer cancer cell lines and primary T cells with lentiviruses. 

• Perform immune cell assays such as tumor cell killing and T cell proliferation. 

• Assist in assay development and testing of modifications to screening platform. 

• Isolate PBMC and primary T cells and monocytes from blood products such as leukopaks. 

• Candidate to analyze data and present at group and company meetings. 

 

Requirements: 

• B.S./ M.S. with 3-5 years of experience in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience. 

• Extensive experience in T cell immunology required, understanding of cancer biology and molecular biology a plus. 

• Proficiency in tissue culture, cell engineering, and flow cytometry is essential, experience with ELISA and cytotoxicity assays using Incucyte desired. 

• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and ability to work in a matrix environment. Experience presenting in team meetings a plus. 

• Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new techniques and work in a fast-paced environment