Scientist, Translational Research at Atreca
Redwood City, CA, US
Department: Research
Location: Redwood City, CA

We are searching for an experienced bench scientist with exceptional skill who will work on the development and implementation of immunohistochemical, cellular and other biomarker assays to facilitate translation of preclinical projects into focused clinical trials. Specifically, the successful candidate will work within our histology unit to develop, test, refine and validate relevant tissue / cell based assays to identify and stratify patient populations most likely to benefit from our novel therapeutic approaches. Exact title and compensation will commensurate with experience.


The successful candidate will help design and execute a translational research program supporting clinical development of Atreca’s immuno-oncology assets
Work at the bench alongside the histology / cell biology / antibody focused research teams to build practical, reproducible and predictive biomarker assays
Help to represent translational research at management meetings and to external stakeholders
Travel to scientific meetings, advisory boards, CRO’s, and other sites as required
Work closely with project management to develop, manage, and deliver research timelines, budgets, metrics, and milestones
Contribute to the preparation of documentation required for regulatory submissions including INDs and BLAs
Manage any transfer, validation, sample analysis monitoring, and report generation as necessary

PhD in the Biological / Life Sciences or MD with practical experience in histology, cell biology, oncology or immunology (i.e., 3+ years of relevant bench research in histology / cell biology / immunology supporting preclinical/clinical development up to Phase 2 clinical studies)
Proven track record in translational research that demonstrates development of pre-clinical/clinical biomarkers and/or delivery of companion diagnostics to the clinic
Proven ability to work independently or with a small team of scientists
Proven ability to deliver high quality results on schedule in a fast-paced, matrixed entrepreneurial environment
Strong publication record