Position Summary:

Reporting to VP, Immunology, the Scientist will be responsible for designing, performing and analyzing experiments in the field of immunology. We are looking for an independent and flexible team player who will thrive in a high-paced dynamic environment.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform assays to characterize T cell responses, including but not limited to TCR analysis, transcription analyses, flow cytometry and cell sorting

  • Cell culture, including primary human T cell cultures, development and maintenance of cell lines

  • Manage patient samples & maintain experimental records in electronic lab notebook

  • Assist with general laboratory duties including lab equipment maintenance, ordering and receiving of lab supplies

 

Essential Requirements

  • PhD in cellular immunology, at least 2 years post PhD experience in the field of immunology. Hands on expertise in methodologies, reagents and instrumentation used for culture and characterization of primary T lymphocytes.

  • High level of initiative, motivation and willingness to participate in a fast-paced work environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive functional knowledge of cellular immunology is required

  • Experience with primary T cells and assays is required

  • Experience with human T cells is preferred

  • Functional knowledge of flow cytometry is required

  • Experience in cell sorting is a plus

  • Highly organized with excellent record keeping skills

  • Focus on delivery of stable, reliable solutions

  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks and advance projects

  • Ability to interact adaptably with scientists and non-scientists from various disciplines