Research Scientist, Cell Biology (Immunology/Immuno-Oncology)

Location
Santa Clara, California
Posted
Apr 29, 2022
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

Job Description

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To protect the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief, or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

Agilent Research Laboratories is seeking a Research Scientist who is excited about advancing the field of cellular analysis through the development of novel assays and methodologies. The successful candidate will identify and pursue technology advancements as part of an innovative multidisciplinary team, contributing their expertise in cellular biology- specifically in areas of immunology and/ or immuno-oncology to develop products that will have a tangible impact on advancing the next generation of research tools, therapeutics, and diagnostics.

We are looking for your talent and expertise in cell biology, immunology, and/or immuno-oncology to create breakthroughs in the measurement and analysis of biological systems; to invent, develop and test new methods for future Agilent platforms. As part of this, there is an opportunity to establish and lead strategic collaborations between Agilent Labs and external researchers to validate and proliferate these novel methods. The successful candidate will communicate progress and results to team members, to management and technical leadership, to selected external organizations, and when appropriate, to the general scientific community via presentations at scientific conferences and peer-reviewed publications.

Agilent is the best-in-class laboratory partner for a better world. We provide instruments, reagents and consumables, software and applications expertise to life science, diagnostic, and applied market laboratories worldwide. You can learn more about Agilent, the markets it serves, and Agilent Laboratories at http://www.agilent.com/about/companyinfo/index.html

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Cell Biology, Immunology, Immuno-Oncology, or related field.
  • Deep knowledge of immunology or immuno-oncology including T cell, B cell, and/or NK cell biology
  • Hands-on experience with establishing new and novel protocols and techniques for cell preparation and/or cell analysis.
  • Proven success advancing the state-of-art of cell analysis and its application to the forefront of cell biology as evidenced, for example, by high profile peer-reviewed publications, patents or invited talks.
  • Extensive expertise in mammalian cell culture, including difficult to grow cell types like primary cells and/or 3D cell cultures (e.g., organoids, spheroids).
  • Proven successful collaborative research projects with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical expertise.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Desired Qualifications: – Knowledge of cell metabolism assays is a strong plus. – Experience with 3D cell culture.

  • 2-3 years post-doctoral experience (academic or industrial).
  • Deep expertise in flow cytometry with a clear understanding of multicolor panel design and optical filter selection, fluorescence, and detection as they relate to cell analysis
  • Expertise in intracellular/extracellular staining for flow cytometry and/or imaging analysis.
  • Expertise in live-cell imaging and/or high content screening plate-based analyses
  • Experience in analyzing cellular metabolism and bioenergetics
  • Experience in immunotherapies and/or bioproduction for cell therapies, e.g., CAR-T technologies
  • Hands-on experience working with and characterizing many different types of biomolecules, including proteins, peptides, glycans, metabolites, lipids, and oligonucleotides.

 

EEO Statement

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

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