Research Associate, Antibody QC & Inventory at Atreca
South San Francisco, CA, US

Atreca is a dynamic biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, California. We apply our Immune Repertoire Capture® (IRC™) technology to profile the clinically relevant, active B cell responses of patients and build a portfolio of tumor-targeted antibodies. These patient-derived antibodies fuel our discovery of novel targets and development of cancer immunotherapeutics.

In this position, the successful candidate will help manage and maintain Atreca’s antibody inventory by using automated liquid handling technology, database-driven inventory management systems, and equipment used for quality control. The position reports in the Protein Engineering group, and the work will involve interacting with multiple research groups. Furthermore, he/she will perform quality control on received antibodies as well as process them to be used in downstream assays. This very central position will be in a very dynamic and motivated team dedicated to the discovery of novel, antibody-based cancer therapies.                                                                 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receipt and storage of antibodies, management of antibody inventory
  • Interact with various research groups and provide antibody material from inventory
  • Perform antibody quality control assays
  • Develop protocols for automated liquid handling

REQUIREMENTS  

  • Bachelor’s with 0-3 years of experience with Biologics, or Master’s with 0-1 years of experience required
  • Preferred: Experience with automated liquid handling 
  • Preferred: Experience with lab databases (laboratory inventory management systems) 
  • Preferred: Experience with HPLC, SDS-PAGE, and Bioanalyzer  
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail 
  • Track record of being adaptable, self-motivated, and scientifically rigorous 
  • Ability to work in a team, prioritize tasks, and drive projects to completion 

PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Sitting, standing, walking

Exact title commensurate with experience. Atreca is an equal opportunity employer.