Senior Research Associate at Atreca
Redwood City, CA, US
Atreca is a biotechnology company focused on applying its Immune Repertoire Capture™ technology to discover and develop novel cancer immunotherapeutics. Located in Redwood City, California, Atreca is looking for talented, entrepreneurial people who are dedicated to making a positive impact on human health. We have a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become a key member of a growing biotechnology company.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Independently, and in teams, research, design and develop innovative processes for genetic sequencing of individual immune cells.
At a senior level, independently design, develop and test advanced protocols to purify, barcode, amplify and analyze DNA and RNA from single immune cells.
Interpret next generation sequencing data from large DNA libraries and maintain and perform quality control of complex sequencing equipment.
Advise Scientists in both conducting established research protocols and novel research by applying expertise in molecular biology.
Provide presentation materials to senior management (i.e., Senior Vice Presidents) for use in internal and external presentations.
REQUIREMENTS

Required: Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Molecular Biology or Forensic Science
Required: One (1) year of experience in job offered or as a Lab Technician or Junior Specialist.
Required: Professional experience must include: Next Generation DNA sequencing platforms; and purifying, amplifying, barcoding, and measuring quality of amplified DNA.
Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience.