Position Summary

The Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Translational Immunology will be responsible for performing and analyzing experiments in the field of immunology. RA/SRA will be involved in immune monitoring of clinical trial and in exploratory research. We are looking for an experienced, motivated, independent and flexible team player who will thrive in a high-pace dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, perform and analyze assays including, but not limited to, flow cytometry, ELISA, Elispot, live cell sorting, transcriptional analyses, transfection and transduction
  • Isolation of various cell types from human blood and tissues
  • Cell culture, including primary cultures, development and maintenance of cell lines 
  • Contribute to inter-disciplinary research efforts in a cross-functional setting
  • Design, perform and analyze experiments 
  • Assist in effort to establish and qualify assays for clinical trials
  • Assist in management and procurement of research samples 
  • Real-time updating of sample, reagent and data logs 
  • Maintain experimental records in electronic lab notebook format
  • Perform general laboratory duties including reagent preparation and aliquoting, lab equipment maintenance, ordering and receiving of lab supplies

Qualifications

  • B.S., B.A. or M.S. with a degree in immunology, biology or related field with 2-5+ years of laboratory experience (title will be adjusted based on level of experience)
  • Hands-on expertise in methodologies, reagents and instrumentation used for primary cell culture, flow cytometry, and transcriptional analyses
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A good work ethic and willingness to participate in a fast-pace work environment are essential
  • Computer fluency is essential
  • Experience in clinical trial immune monitoring and LIMS system is a plus

Education/Experience

B.S., B.A. or M.S. with a degree in immunology, biology or related field with 2-5+ years of laboratory experience.