Senior Research Associate, Analytical & Formulation Development

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors 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, Inc. is seeking a Senior Research Associate to join our activity/impurity assay development team which supports Sutro's clinical candidate pipeline of antibodies, antibody drug conjugates, and additional novel protein/conjugate therapeutics with primary focus on early-stage programs.

  • Operate within our analytical group to perform plate-based ELISA, enzymatic and cell-based activity assays to support upstream/downstream development and formulation development.
  • Work with minimal supervision while also working collaboratively within the Analytical group and across functional groups.
  • Contribute to product characterization studies as well as perform routine release assays.
  • Communicate their data both verbally at group meetings and through written documents and reports.

  • BS in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or related scientific field.
  • 2-5 years of industry experience in the analysis and characterization of monoclonal antibodies/antibody drug conjugates by plate-based assays.
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects between departments in a fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Excellent verbal communication, strong writing skills, and being detailed oriented are important attributes.
  • Previous experience with commercial impurity kits is preferred.
  • Proficiency in operation of Molecular Devices Softmax Pro is highly preferred.
  • Experience in chromatography assays (SEC, RP-HPLC) and PCR is desirable.
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects between departments in a fast-paced environment is essential.

Please submit resume for Req. #2181 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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