Associate Scientist - Immunology

Hayward, California
Jun 09, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Associate Scientists at Arcus work in a highly embedded and highly collaborative model with colleagues across the organization. The Biology group is seeking self-motivated, and technically skilled researcher with expertise in the field of immunology who wishes to play a key role in advancing novel drug candidates from discovery into the clinic.


The role will be responsible for implementing a variety of in vivo and in vitro model systems to build an in-depth understanding and biological dataset surrounding the modulation of cancer cells and the broader tumor microenvironment by Arcus drug candidates. Additionally, the successful candidate will be involved in the validation of potential new targets prior to the initiation of drug discovery efforts, as well as establishing pharmacological readouts for pipeline candidates. This role is responsible for contributing experimentally as part of a multidisciplinary team, assembling data for internal and external distribution (including regulatory filings and conference presentations), and routinely communicating data at internal research meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in cell biology, immunology, immuno-oncology, pharmacology, or a closely related field and have completed 3-5 years of academic and/or industry experience.
  • In-depth experience using in vivo models; isolation and culture of primary cells (mouse and human) and cell lines; immune-based in vitro assays, flow cytometry, and common molecular techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute well-researched and controlled experimental protocols with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required along with a solutions-based approach, flexibility, the ability to focus and deliver on time-sensitive objectives.

Arcus Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer.