Research Associate I, Core Technology

Durham, NC, United States
May 01, 2021
Science/R&D, Research
Bio NC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Precision BioSciences seeks to hire a Research Associate I to assist members of the Core Technology group with tasks involved in the generation and evaluation of ARCUS nucleases. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about gene editing in a hands-on role. The Research Associate I will perform basic cell culture and molecular biology procedures related to high throughput evaluation of nuclease activity, toxicity, and specificity. This person will also help maintain the Core Tech cell culture facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.
  • Maintain mammalian cell lines used in the Core Technology cell culture laboratory
  • Execute and troubleshoot the nuclease reporter assay
  • Assist in testing improvements related to the reporter assay or other assays related to mammalian cell culture
  • Use and maintain cell culture equipment including flow & image cytometers
  • Assist in general operation of the Core Technology cell culture facility, participating in general housekeeping and/or ordering supplies

  • BS in life science with 0-1 years of lab experience, or equivalent education and experience
  • Strong organization skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
  • Previous cell culture experience preferred

  • This is a laboratory-based position located out of Precision BioSciences main campus in Durham, NC

Precision BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTIL), is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving life (DTIL) with its novel and proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform. This isnt just a statement supporting the products that were developing its a statement that speaks to our collective desire to do our part in improving the lives of those around us. ARCUS is a highly specific and versatile genome editing platform designed with therapeutic safety, delivery, and control in mind. Using ARCUS, Precision is developing allogeneic CAR T and in vivo gene correction therapies for cancer and genetic diseases. Our team includes pioneers in genome editing, leaders in business, and a full staff of talented and committed people who are excited to be a part of medical and scientific breakthroughs. For additional information, please visit www.

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