Scientist II, In Vivo Pharmacology at Atreca
Redwood City, CA, US
Department: Research
Location: Redwood City, CA


The Scientist II will apply his/her expertise to Atreca’s oncology preclinical research program. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team in a dynamic and fast paced scientific environment. In this role, the Scientist II will oversee and perform multiple efficacy studies testing various therapeutic agents and combination regimens in mouse tumor models. Job title/compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Design, conduct and interpret preclinical efficacy studies using mouse tumor models to test activity of drug candidates
Develop and optimize in vivo mouse tumor for use on Atreca’s oncology program; assess and establish early PK for lead compounds
Analyze experimental data, summarize and present research findings to colleagues and various scientific audience
Prepare protocols and annual reports for IACUC revision
Coordinate activities with functional and project team members, interface cross-functionally with other departments
Requirements:

PhD with postdoctoral experience in Cancer biology, Immunology or related field
2-4 years of experience working in in vivo preclinical testing anti-tumor drug candidates in mouse models. Industrial experience is preferred
Demonstrated proficiency with in vivo efficacy mouse models, including mouse syngeneic and xenograft models. Hands-on experience with tumor cell inoculation, animal dosing, tissue collection, tumor measurements and data recording
Experience in providing management and training to new research associates in all required animal research procedures
Experience writing animal protocols and implementing new techniques
Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and as well to work in small teams
Professional is expected to be highly organized, detailed oriented and to have excellent communication
Proficiency in animal welfare and overall knowledge of federal guidelines for animal care and use
Atreca is an equal opportunity employer