LEAD CELL BIOLOGIST

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 send your resume to jobs@prellisbio.com if you are interested in applying. 

Essential Functions
 

Prellis is looking for a Lead Cell Biologist to support antibody development, data package generation for interfacing with biopharmaceutical companies, and project management by interfacing with CROs and other organizations that play key roles in therapeutic development pipeline. The successful candidate will execute on development of therapeutic antibody libraries, assist in cell culture maintenance and serve in a leadership role to additional laboratory technical support in data analysis, collection, and project development.

  • Acquire, grow, and maintain an inventory of relevant biological/clinical samples, including live cultured cells, whole blood, etc.

  • Maintain our BSL-2 tissue culture facility by monitoring for contamination and viability of cultured cells

Preferred Experience and Education

 

  • BS with 8+ years of experience, MS with 5+ years of experience, or PhD with 1+ years of experience in one of the following disciplines: Cell Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or relevant field

  • 4+ years of hands-on cell biology experience in an academic or industrial setting

Required Skills and Background

 

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and cell-based assays

  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong recordkeeping skills

  • Self-motivated, flexible, able to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced & dynamic environment

  • Experience with provisioning or processing human clinical samples (tissue, blood, FFPE) is a plus

  • Proficiency in standard molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid extraction, PCR, DNA sequencing, or similar is a plus
     

Other requirements
 

  • Able to relocate to the Bay Area as needed

  • Enthusiastically willing to work in the lab 80-100% of the time

 

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.