Senior Scientist

SoMA, San Francisco, CA
Jun 28, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Senior Scientist (PhD-level)

PhD level scientist with 1-2 years biotech or pharmaceutical industry experience. 

We are looking for a PhD-level scientist with drive and passion for innovative technologies. This role will focus on: preclinical cell based assays and disease modeling, focused seminars, technical marketing, and follow-up technical support.  

If you are looking forward to joining a team of scientists and business developers and if you are excited to expand your current technical and scientific skill sets, please see details below and contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Required skills (compiled for multiple people)

Mammalian cell culture including primary cells or human iPSCs

Experience with industry-standard reporter assay development

Experience with flow cytometry and related cell sorting assays

Experience with quantitative PCR (qPCR)

Experience with Immunocytochemistry (ICC) and other cell based staining methods

Strong communication skills — teaching, technical writing, and oral communication skills

Excited about working in a fast-paced high-pressed start-up environment

Passionate to stay current with new technologies in the biotech industry

Outstanding interpersonal and partnership skills with internal and external parties

Preferred skills:

3D spheroid or organoid cell culture

Experience with High Throughput Screening (HTS)  assays 

Experience with automation instruments for cell culture

Experience with FRET/TR-FRET or AlphaScreen/AlphaLISA assays

Experience with high content image analysis and computational methods

Experience with electrophysiological or LIVE-cell imaging methods 

Experience with fluorescent or bioluminescent reporter assay development.

About Us:

Tempo Bioscience, Inc (Tempo) develops human stem cells (iPSCs) based cell models and biosensor enabling technologies for preclinical drug discovery & development, biobanking, in vitro diagnostics, and biomarker development. Our in-house developed proprietary technologies and cell-based products serve as valuable tools for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industry.