Associate Scientist - Biology, ELISA, flow cytometry in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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    San Diego, CA
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    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description


  • Laboratory and related work under daily to weekly supervision:
  • Provide support functions for an immunology lab, including preparation of buffers, ordering and stocking laboratory supplies, and regular maintenance of research instruments and equipment
  • Perform and closely monitor FACS acquisition runs lasting up to 4 hours at a time
  • Work closely with other scientists to run a variety of immune cell- and/or serum-based immunoassays with samples generated from Vaccine Research project studies (including studies with large sample numbers >100)
  • Define study aims and experimental plans with supervisor and then execute the work following the agreed plans as part of a team effort
  • Identify and report any experimental problems, troubleshoot causative factors, and implement necessary corrections following discussion with team members and/or supervisor.
  • With support of their supervisor, analyze and interpret experimental data.
  • Regularly record experimental work upon completion in electronic notebook systems and archive instrument raw data in server databases.
  • Communicate clearly with the Cellular Immunology Team to ensure tasks are performed as required
  • Comply with all EH&S regulations and safe laboratory practices and act as a vigilant advocate for the safety of fellow colleagues.
  • Identify and act to reduce hazards and risks in the laboratory through use of Risk Assessments and Job-based Hazard Assessments.


  • Associates degree in a Scientific accepted; Bachelors degree preferred
  • 1+ years of experience in tasks related to flow cytometry, Elispot and ELISA desired
  • Experience working in an immunology lab is preferred

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Associate Scientist CA' in the subject line.