Research Associate/Sr. RA - Tumor Immunology at Atreca
Redwood City, CA, US
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