Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate

We are seeking a highly self-motivated, collaborative Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate to help our team in South San Francisco with designing, testing, and validating our next-generation, novel mouse strains in the pipeline. Though small, our team consists of professionals and renowned academic professors with collectively unrivaled expertise in B cell biology, antibody engineering, and mouse genetics. To apply, please email CV and cover letter to

Responsibilities of the Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate position include:

  • Designing and cloning gene expression vectors
  • Transfecting and/or transducing mammalian cell lines with engineered vectors and characterizing the expressed proteins.
  • Characterizing lymphocyte development and functions in our next-generation mouse strains
  • Participating in weekly scientific discussions with the team

Required education:

  • BS in Biology or related discipline
  • Knowledge of basic immunology concepts equivalent to an undergraduate upper-division immunology course.

Preferred qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of laboratory experience in an academic or industrial setting
  • Competence in mammalian tissue culture techniques including transfection and transduction
  • Competence in standard molecular biology techniques including PCR, DNA/RNA purification, molecular cloning, and gene expression analysis
  • Competence in cell biology techniques including western blotting, ELISA, and flow cytometry
  • Ability to work independently in carrying out experimental tasks while collaborating with other scientists in the team
  • Willingness to learn and tackle difficult experimental challenges