Associate Research Scientist

Location
Redwood City, CA
Salary
50-55/hr
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
40482
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and executing in vitro functional assays to assess killing/activation in the context of drug discovery
  • Immune profiling of cultured immune cells and tumor infiltrating leukocytes using multi-color FACS
  • Designing and executing ex-vivo functional assay using primary cells of human origin (E.g., blood, tumor)
  • Analyzing and presenting scientific results to team meetings
  • Working in a collaborative team environment

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS (3+) or MS (0-2 years) in biology, immunology, or a related discipline.
  • Industry and/or academic experience is desired.
  • Expertise in immune cell isolation from human peripheral blood
  • Expertise in in vitro functional assays to assess killing/activation in the context of drug discovery
  • Experience in ex-vivo functional assay development using primary cells of human origin is desired
  • Experience in multi- color flow cytometry is essential
  • Working knowledge in cytokine assessment from culture supernatants using MSD/ ELISA is optional
  • Experience with data capturing and analysis software (i.e., Flowjo, PRISM, Excel).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with internal and external colleagues fostering a collaborative workplace environment.
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, and record-keeping skills