Senior Research Associate / Research Associate, In Vivo Pharmacology

San Diego, CA, United States
Mar 19, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Fate Therapeutics is currently seeking a motivated, conscientious, and talented individual with experience with in vivo studies to assist our immuno-oncology teams in performing
studies involving analyses of our cellular therapy candidates. This is a full-time position reporting to the Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology and is located at the Company's corporate headquarters in San Diego, CA.

• Execute and analyze in vivo experiments to support product development and test
therapeutic hypotheses for cell therapy drug candidates
• Perform rodent studies including drug administration (IP, SC and IV), bleeding,
bioluminescent imaging, tissue collection and analysis
• Data collection, analysis, and detailed record keeping
• Collaborate with in vivo pharmacology and project team scientists

• B.S. degree in Cell Biology, Immunology or other related fields with a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience in an academic, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical setting
• Experience working with preclinical mouse models required
• Experience with mouse tumor models a plus
• Experience with cell/molecular biology a plus
• Strong attention to detail, analytical, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects and deadlines
• Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
• Positive outlook and a team-oriented attitude

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
• Will require working with cells and cell lines of human and/or animal origin
• Occasional weekend and/or evening hours required
• 100% on site work at corporate headquarters in San Diego, CA
The preceding job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Additional and incidental duties related to the primary duties may be required from time to time. For consideration send cover letter and resume to: and reference job code 462ES

About Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of first-in-class cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorders. The Company has established a leadership position in the clinical development and manufacture of universal, off-the-shelf cell products using its proprietary induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product platform. The Company's immuno-oncology product candidates include natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell cancer immunotherapies, which are
designed to synergize with well-established cancer therapies, including immune checkpoint inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies, and to target tumor-associated antigens with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs). The Company's immuno-regulatory product candidates include ProTmune™, a pharmacologically modulated, donor cell graft that is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 clinical trial for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease, and a myeloid-derived suppressor cell immunotherapy for promoting immune tolerance in patients with immune disorders. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit