Molecular Biology Associate

Employer
Alpha Consulting
Location
Queen Anne, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 07, 2021
Closes
May 27, 2021
Ref
2165347942
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY ASSOCIATE
SEATTLE, WA
This is an on-site role, full time, flexible work hours.
Project Description:
  • Research Associate, Gene Editing Analytical Development
  • The Client's company is developing clinical-stage, novel cellular immunotherapies based on two distinct and complementary platforms Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) and T Cell Receptors (TCRs) technologies. Our goal is to revolutionize medicine by re-engaging the body's immune system to treat cancer.
  • The Gene Editing Molecular Analytics group is seeking an enthusiastic Research Associate to act on the development of analytical methods in support of engineered T-cell programs. The ideal candidate has a suitable skill set and knowledge in molecular biology and analytical assay development and is excited to take on new challenges in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design and Develop analytical methods for characterizing on-target and off-target genome modifications in engineered T cells.
  • Qualify, transfer, validate related analytical methods including training of additional operators.
  • Design and execute experiments as needed including sample testing.
  • Collaborate with others to handle day to day operation of the laboratory to ensure smooth operation.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebook and author technical and regulatory documents.
  • Present experimental data in internal or external meetings.

Required Skills:
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Molecular Biology or other related biological science disciplines with experience in molecular biology-related studies, or MS in molecular biology or related fields.
  • Skillful with molecular biology techniques (construct design and cloning, primer/probe design, qPCR, RT-PCR) and cell manipulation (transfection and transduction).
  • Ability to carefully follow existing methods and SOPs and ability to design experiments of higher complexity.
  • Ability to generate meticulous experimental record, study report, SOP, and other documents.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, accountability, and integrity.
  • Strong time management skills with the capacity to prioritize work from multiple projects to meet deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of electronic laboratory notebook software and DNA analysis software for primer/probe design
  • Experience with droplet digital PCR (ddPCR)

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #21-01378
W2 ONLY MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE
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