Scientist I/II, Discovery Platform Development, Research at Atreca
South San Francisco, CA, US

Atreca is an integrated biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, California. We apply our proprietary drug discovery platform to profile clinically relevant, active B cell responses in patients receiving successful treatment and, in turn, develop a portfolio of antibody therapeutics against novel tumor targets with the potential to treat large patient populations. Atreca seeks talented, driven individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact on human health and are motivated to become key members of a growing biotechnology company.

We are seeking a Scientist who works well in a small fast-paced immuno-oncology environment, someone who is a self-starter, has great communication skills, and is well organized. This high-profile role will be leading a new effort within the company.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and lead a new project to build a new arm to our discovery efforts
  • Develop a scalable platform utilizing library-based in-vitro cell screening techniques
  • Prepare and present reports, publications, oral presentations and patent application documents

Requirements

  • PhD with 0-2 years industry experience, or Post-Doc with 0-2 years of industry experience
  • Experience with in-vitro cell screening
  • Experience building CRISPR-Cas9 in-vitro cell libraries
  • Experience with silencing by RNAi
  • Experience with lentivirus
  • Experience with NGS library prep and data analysis is a plus
  • Expert at general molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • Track record of productivity evidenced by publications or patents
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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