IMMUNOLOGIST

Hayward, CA 

 

At Prellis Biologics, we engineer innovative synthetic transplantable organs as an alternative to human organ donations for advancement of treatment of human disease and develop in vitro tissue platforms for screening, diagnostics, and therapeutic development. Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page or send your resume to jobs@prellisbio.com if you are interested in applying. 

Essential Functions

We are looking for an enthusiastic Immunology Scientist to make critical contributions to our growing in vitro immune system platform. In Prellis’ fast-paced, small business environment, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and execute in vitro assays in support of antibody discovery and vaccine testing campaigns

  • Identify and collaborate with consultants and contractors to design and execute in vitro and in vivo studies to advance therapeutic candidates towards IND filing

  • Make strong intellectual contributions to in vitro immune process development and antigen/antibody biomolecular engineering for current and future projects

  • Interact effectively with scientists, engineers, and clients from a wide variety of different disciplines

  • Manage antibody discovery and vaccine testing campaigns by leading a small team of scientists

  • Understanding of quality engineering integration in biotechnology and tissue engineering

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the sought employee. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Preferred Experience and Education

The successful hire is an immunologist who:

  • Has a Ph.D. in immunology or relevant field with 2-10 years of industry experience

  • Documented record of achievements in the field of immunology

 

Other Requirements

Candidates should be:

  • Able to relocate to the Bay Area as needed

  • Enthusiastically willing to work in lab 60-80% of the time

Required Skills

  • Deep knowledge of immunology (cells, signaling, and pathways)

  • Strong experimental design skills

  • Proficiency in:

    • Primary cell isolation and culture

    • Fluorescence microscopy (including high resolution) and image analysis

    • Familiarity with immunoglobulin sequence formats and engineering

    • Large dataset parsing and analysis

    • In vitro assay design and execution

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong communication, computer, collaboration, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills

  • Can readily adjust to rapidly changing priorities and challenges

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Knowledge of cancer biology and systems immunology

  • Project management skills

  • Proficiency in:

    • Bioinformatic analysis of proteins and sequences

    • Writing, running and troubleshooting Python code

    • Molecular biology techniques

    • Laboratory systems development and implementation

  • Softwares: FlowJo, GraphPad Prism, Google

  • Ability to work independently and in cross-functional team environment

  • Strong writing/presenting skills

About us:

 

Prellis Biologics is the first company to address the last major hurdle in human organ and tissue engineering, the creation of microvasculature. Our team consists of a collaborative mix of Engineers and Cell Biologists.

Prellis is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, age, and disability (so long as such disability can be reasonably accommodated) or any other status protected by applicable law. Prellis encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
 

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