Laboratory Operations Assistant
Company: Kate Therapeutics
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Kate Therapeutics is a patient-focused biotechnology company
developing next generation AAV-based gene therapies to treat
genetically defined muscle disease. We are applying novel
technology platforms that directly address the key limitations of
current gene therapies, including tissue-specific delivery and gene
regulation. These breakthroughs have the potential to improve
efficacy and safety of gene therapy and enable the pursuit of a
broader set of genetically validated targets that are otherwise
difficult to drug with current AAV technologies.
Position Summary: We are currently recruiting for a highly
motivated and independent Lab Assistant to join our team to help
expand our discovery research efforts and advance our lead assets
into the clinic. -Position title will be commensurate with
experience. -This laboratory-based position will collaborate within
a highly matrixed organization of drug discovery leads, in vivo
pharmacologists and other scientists and/or CROs to advance our
discovery pipeline. -Key responsibilities will focus on assisting
Scientists on daily execution of lab duties. As we are a start-up
company, this position has tremendous room for growth and
opportunities across multiple areas in addition to collaborative
opportunities with external partners.
Organize and inventory all common stock lab supplies.
Work with Purchasing Agent to maintain inventory stock levels of
consumables, critical reagents, and supplies essential to the
operation of the laboratory. Maintain accurate inventory of lab
Work with Lab Manager and EHS consultants to manage liquid and
solid waste pickups and proper storage of chemical and biohazard
Communicate professionally and effectively with both internal
personnel and external vendors.
Receive packages and enter received packing slips on the purchasing
Daily, weekly, monthly, and annual cleaning and preventive
maintenance of equipment.
Organize and maintain, as needed, filing system of all hard copy
materials related to lab supplies and equipment.
Preparation of common reagents/solutions, buffers, and media.
Wash and sterilize lab ware.
Maintain overall cleanliness in areas of responsibility.
Associates degree in the life sciences is a plus, but candidates
with diploma and -2+ years of in-lab experience accepted. Prior
industry experience is a plus.
A multi-tasker and problem solver with strong verbal and written
communication skills, and a team-first mindset. Personable and
Basic computer skills to include Word, Excel, Ability to multitask;
individual initiative; independent thought; ability to work in
The candidate must be reliable, possess excellent organizational
skills and detail-oriented
Prior evidence of working in a team-based interdisciplinary
Kate Therapeutics is a privately held start-up company with
experienced leadership, a world-class scientific advisory team, and
leading venture-capital investment partners. We want to hire
bright, creative, and entrepreneurial scientists who are committed
to helping patients with a science and medicine driven approach and
building a high performing team.
Kate Therapeutics offers an exciting environment where our mission
to serve patients, teamwork, career growth, and personal well-being
are prioritized. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits
package, including bonus and stock options, holidays, generous
paid-time-off, flexible working options, 401(k) plan, and
comprehensive medical/dental/vision/life and AD&D
Join us in our mission to advance the next generation of gene
therapies to patients! Email your cover letter and CV to
firstname.lastname@example.org, and mention the specific job
Kate Therapeutics fosters an inclusive company culture that values
diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences. We are proud to be an
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics,
disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other
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