Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate - Tumor Immunology at Atreca
Redwood City, CA, US
Location: Redwood City, CA
Atreca is an early stage biotechnology company, located in Redwood City, California, whose Immune Repertoire Capture™ technology enables the discovery and development of better therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and research reagents. Atreca is looking for talented, entrepreneurial people who would like to be part of a progressive team and see their work have a positive impact on human health. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become a key member of a growing biotechnology company.
In this position, the successful candidate will apply her/his skills and expertise to support Atreca’s oncology team in in vitro antibody validation. In particular, the successful candidate will functionally analyze antibodies generated with our unique technology for anti-tumor efficacy. The position will be embedded in a very dynamic and motivated team dedicated to the discovery of novel, antibody-based cancer therapies.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and apply cell-based functional assays to assess anti-tumor efficacy of antibodies
Analyze and organize data in a high throughput setting
Bachelor’s with 3-4 years of experience or Master’s degree with 1-2 years of experience in Immunology, Oncology, Cell Biology or a related field
Absolutely Required: Experience and skill in biochemical and cell-based functional assay systems, including ADCC/CDC, Phagocytosis assays, and/or antibody internalization assays including ADC assays
Preferred: Experience working in industry; expertise in multiparameter flow cytometry
Experience with automated liquid handling devices is a plus
Must have excellent organization, planning skills, and the ability to work under timeline in a fast-paced environment.
Expertise in assay development for drug discovery desired
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Sitting, standing, walking
Exact title commensurate with experience. Atreca is an equal opportunity employer