Research Associate, Cell Biology, Berkeley, CA

Employer
Kelly
Location
Belvedere Tiburon, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
2147903857
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
*Research Associate, Cell Biology, Berkeley, CA*

*Position Type: *Direct Hire

*Shift:* 1st, Monday- Friday

We are seeking a Research Associate to join our T Cell Therapeutics group in Berkeley. The ideal candidate will interact closely with functional group leaders, scientists, and research associates to drive discovery and development of new therapeutics in pre-clinical development.

*Responsibilities will include:*

* Culturing mammalian cells, including isolation, culture, genetic manipulation of primary cells and viral transduction procedures

* Screening of scFvs for preclinical CAR-T programs using immune cell biology-based assays, including in vitro cytotoxicity and cytokine production assays

* Coordinating experiments with other Scientists and RAs across functional groups, compile data and present results and stay current on relevant primary literature

*Candidate must possess:*

* *Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or equivalent experience in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Molecular Biology*

* *Minimum of 2 years of experience working in research operations, preferably in pharma or biotech*

* Broad expertise in primary cell culture techniques

* Competency in flow cytometry / fluorescence activated cell sorting

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Proven ability to work independently, as well as to collaborate with peers and work effectively in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

* Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills

* Willingness and ability to share occasional weekend cell culture duties

*Pluses:*

* Background in immunology or oncology

* High-throughput assay development

* Experience of evaluating therapeutic candidates in animal models

* Experience of technical report writing­

* Application of genome editing technologies

* Experience with lab automation

*For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Grace at 714.253.7656, Email at grap467@kellyservices.com, or schedule a time to connect directly follow the link: [https://calendly.com/gracepiper/15min-1](https://calendly.com/gracepiper/15min-1)*

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