Research Associate / Associate Scientist, Antibody Pharmacology

Job Description


We are looking for a Research Associate / Associate Scientist with a background in Pharmacology, Immuno-oncology, or Immunology to join our growing and friendly team during this exciting time in our expansion. You will play an integral role in the pre-clinical development of novel immuno-oncology therapeutics. In this position, you will perform standard cell-based functional assays and immuno-assays, in vitro and in vivo studies, think laterally to solve problems, constantly improve work practices, and work productively as part of a team. Level commensurate with experience.

Location: Mountain View, CA.


  • Conduct pharmacokinetics and biodistribution studies of therapeutic antibodies in collaboration with the Discovery and I/O groups
  • Perform ELISAs and other immunoassays for measurement of antibodies, cytokines/analytes
  • Entail scheduling and coordinating rodent PK studies
  • Execute cell-based functional assays
  • Communicate own work effectively orally and in writing; present data in group meetings.
  • Thoroughly and accurately document experimental activities in laboratory notebooks.

Job Requirements

  • Level commensurate with experience.
  • BS or MS in Pharmacology, Immunology, Cell Biology or related scientific discipline and at least 1+ years of relevant industry experience with biologics
  • Experience with ELISA and/or multiplex immunoassays with strong analytical skills
  • Experience with cell-based assays, flow cytometry, and protein assays such as gel electrophoresis
  • Proficient with basic computer programs routinely used in a lab such as MS Word, Excel,
  • PowerPoint and Prism
  • Highly organized with reliable time-keeping skills and able to maintain a detailed and well-organized notebook
  • Must have strong communication skills and be a team player and respectful of others
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Experience with therapeutic antibodies is a plus

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