Research Associate/ Scientist
Company: AlivaMab Discovery Services
Location: San Diego
Posted on: July 1, 2020
AlivaMab Discovery Services, LLC (ADS) is recruiting for an
outstanding individual with a strong in vivo research experience,
preferably in the drug discovery setting immunizing rodents for
therapeutic antibody discovery. This candidate should be a
motivated team player, able to handle multiple projects while
working in an exciting, fast-paced environment, working to discover
the next generation of breakthrough antibody drugs.
Led by personnel with combined decades of experience in therapeutic
antibody drug discovery and development, AlivaMab Discovery
Services continues expanding its services in therapeutic antibody
drug discovery in support of the biotech and pharma communities.
You will be a key contributor in a team dedicated to delivering
best-in-class therapeutic antibody candidates that will improve
outcomes for patients.
Your primary responsibilities will be in the area of small animal
handling and antibody assessments by ELISA, FACS, and other
readouts. You will be executing and delivering for projects and
preparing written reports. We are looking for independent and
creative researchers that demonstrate initiative, who are capable
of experimental design and execution, including troubleshooting.
You will work closely with other team members and leaders. You will
be able to effectively present and communicate concepts and
results, both orally and in writing, to management and clients.
Qualifications Key Skills and Requirements:
--- B.S., M.S., or PhD with at least 2 years of relevant industry
--- Prior experience immunizing small animals with recombinant
proteins, cells and DNA (HDTVI experience will be given preference)
for the discovery of therapeutic antibody drug candidates.
--- Ability to design and modify immunization schedules based on
project needs and ongoing immunization data
--- Ability to efficiently work in team-based environment on
challenging drug discovery projects requiring challenging
immunization strategies that evolve in real time to elicit strong
antibody responses for challenging targets
--- Experience in serum titer assays to assess immunization
response by ELISA or FACS
--- Impeccable sterile necropsy technique for the recovery of
lymphoid material for monoclonal antibody recovery
--- Excellent organization in day to day experiments and timely
updating of relevant vivarium documentation (cage cards,
immunization timelines, vivarium logs) and experimental files
--- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and
PowerPoint) and Graphpad Prism
--- Nice to have: Assay development experience, stable cell line
generation/cell sorting, general cell and molecular biology
AlivaMab Discovery Services provides equal employment opportunities
(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard
to religion, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identification, alienage or citizenship status, national origin,
age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military
status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other
characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local
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