Research Associate in Emeryville, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Research Associate will support preclinical work on the generation and testing of personalized cancer vaccines. The successful candidate will report to a Scientist in the Experimental Immunology group and be responsible for performing and analyzing molecular biology experiments in close collaboration with a team of scientists.


Minimum Education/Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, biochemistry or related fields.
  • 1+ years relevant industry experience
  • Proven expertise and hands-on experience with standard molecular biology techniques (e.g. cloning, bacterial plasmid production, plasmid isolation).
  • Adequate training and hands on experience with tissue culture and aseptic techniques
  • Assist in ordering, general lab supply, stocking, and lab management


Other Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, disciplined and able to function independently as well as part of a team with good communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Ability to independently execute experiments. 
  • Familiar with maintaining experimental records in electronic lab notebook format
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to prioritize, multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced start-up company environment.