SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

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 Senior Research Associate to support antibody development and data package generation for interfacing with biopharmaceutical companies. The successful candidate will support development of therapeutic antibody libraries, assist in cell culture maintenance and provide 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 3+ years of experience, MS with 1+ years of experience following disciplines: Cell Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or relevant field

  • 2+ 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

  • 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.