Research Associate III/Senior

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Dynavax Technologies Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


strong Research Associate III/Senior /strong br All times are in Central Daylight Time. strong ID  /strong 16-71N br strong Job Location  /strong US-CA-Berkeley br strong Posted Date  /strong 9/19/2016 1:17:00 PM strong /strong p /p strong More information about this job: /strong p /p strong Overview: /strong br p This position’s primary responsibilities will be focused on studies exploring the activity and mechanism of action of Dynavax’s immunomodulatory compounds for cancer immunotherapy.  The area of responsibility will include but not be limited to the design and execution of in vivo and in vitro experiments with a focus on immune cell functions, and the set-up and performance of experiments using tumor tissue. /p p ~BSP /p strong Responsibilities: /strong br ul li Independently conduct varied and complex experiments that include but are not limited to  /li ul li Processing of animal tissue and purification of immune cell populations. /li li Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence characterization of tissues to characterize degree of infiltration of immune cells. /li /ul li Demonstrate ingenuity in developing novel in vitro tissue culture assays and troubleshooting capabilities. /li li Processing of samples for evaluation using a large variety of immunological techniques. /li li Flow cytometry assessment of tumor infiltrating leukocyte and sorting of rare population /li li  Analyze experimental data, prepare and submit detailed technical reports, and present results at team meetings. /li li Day-to-day management of laboratory reagents and maintenance of key equipment. /li li Work as a member of an integrated team in a highly collaborative environment. /li li Stay current on state-of-the-art scientific principles, theories, and applications in given discipline through review of current literature, journals, and publications. Contribute to publications and/or patents. /li li Document all scientific work in lab notebooks and follow established Dynavax standard operating procedures on data documentation and notebooks. /li li Present scientific results in large group meetings and may present data at conferences. /li li The senior research associate may interact with and serve as an expert in one or more key technical areas for other research groups. /li li Support the organization in maintaining a work environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, open communication, collaboration, integration, and team work. /li li Other duties as assigned. /li /ul p /p