Associate Scientist


South San Francisco, California

15 days ago

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Associate Scientist
South San Francisco, California

15 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Associate Scientist
Duration: 12 Months 

Location: South San Francisco, CA, 94080

Working Hours:-8 hour/day (Mon-Friday)

The type of qualities/characteristics the engagement manager is looking for in candidates to work best with their team: Motivated, team person, open to learn and passionate about in-vivo work
*The non negotiables for candidates are as follows: Not having in-vivo skills/potential candidates must have this experience in the field and work experience /hands on work and research with in-vivo

Job Responsibilities:
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role, you will be a part of a fast-paced, integrated, and interactive research group exploring therapeutics for immuno-oncology programs. You will be responsible for generating and communicating pharmacology data to support the progression of oncology and immunotherapy research programs.
Designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting in vivo and in vitro studies.
• In vivo work will include handling techniques, such as, tumor inoculation and measurement, Oral, SC, RO, IP and IV dosing, blood, tissue collection and model development.
• In vitro work includes a range of cellular assays, cell culture including multiparametric flow cytometry and molecular biology techniques to help interpret in vivo observations.
• Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment, accurate, timely record-keeping, and data analysis
• Active participation and presentation at cross-departmental teams and meetings.

Basic Qualifications:
• Master’s degree and 1 year of laboratory experience
• Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of laboratory experience
• Complete understanding and use of technical principles, theories, and concepts to perform a wide range of scientific work.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or a related subject area and 4 years of scientific laboratory experience
• Hands on experience with preclinical models of cancer and immuno-oncology
• Hands on experience administering drugs through various routes.
• Hands-on experience with in vivo bioluminescence imaging (BLI)
• Experience collecting blood by different routes and tissues for downstream analysis.
• Flow cytometry and multi-parametric analysis (5+ colors) experience is strongly desired.
• Hands-on experience with molecular, cellular, and ex vivo biological techniques and assays
• Computer literacy, especially proficiency with Graphpad Prism, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and scientific software.
• Previous drug discovery experience.
• Attention to detail, translating into high-quality results.
• Pro-active, enthusiastic, show desire to learn and be part of a highly productive team.

Top 3 must have skills: 
1. In vivo skill set - handling techniques such as, tumor inoculation and measurement, Oral, SC, RO, IP and IV dosing, blood, tissue collection.
2. Invitro cell culture
3. Flow cytometry

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