Research Associate/Senior Research Associate 9/17/2017

Pionyr Immunotherapeutics San Francisco, CA

Company
Pionyr Immunotherapeutics
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
374330
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
579548874

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Pionyr Immunotherapeutics Inc., a growing San Francisco-based immuno-oncology company focused on novel approaches to generate anti-tumor immunity, is seeking qualified Research Associates/Sr. Research Associates who will play an integral role in moving our discovery research efforts into the clinic. We are seeking a talented and motivated team member to support our research efforts in developing antibody-based immuno-oncology therapeutics. The candidate should be highly motivated individual, and have experience in expression, purification and characterization of recombinant proteins.
Specific Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
Cloning, sub-cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA purification and quality check
Plasmid preparation, transfection of mammalian cells, protein purification by column chromatography
Protein characterization using analytical and biophysical methods
Maintenance of protein and plasmid inventory
Verification and alignment of nucleic acid and protein sequences provided by team members for CDR grafting into human or rodent antibody frameworks
Organizing and analyzing results, communicating and presenting findings in team meetings, and contributing to scientific publications
Troubleshooting and optimizing assays through data interpretation, identification of novel or alternate procedures and techniques, and timely execution