Research Associate, Immunology

New York, USA

The Research Associate will work closely with Scientists to develop tools for next generation of cell adoptive cell therapies as part of the IO research team at Cellectis. The position will report to the Project Leader.

Published on November 25, 2019

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, set up, perform and analyze experiments independently.
  • Maintain cell cultures and perform cell-based and immunological assays (e.g. ELISA, Cytotoxicity, proliferation, apoptosis).
  • Evaluate novel cellular therapies using cellular and molecular biology techniques.
  • Perform and analyze multicolor flow cytometry experiments.
  • Preferably be able to handle murine models and perform ex vivo experiments.
  • Keep careful documentation of experiments in the electronic notebook.
  • Present data to a multidisciplinary team clearly and concisely.
  • Participate to ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the BSL2 laboratory.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS/MS in biology, cell biology, immunology, or related discipline with 1+ years lab experience.
  • Strong knowledge of cellular biology techniques (cell culture, viral transduction, transfection, proliferation) as well as cell-based and immunological assays (ELISA, cytotoxicity).
  • Solid foundation in multicolor flow cytometry and analysis.
  • Experience in Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and data analysis tools (Flowjo, prism).
  • Ability to meticulously maintain an electronic lab notebook (ELN), document laboratory information in management system (LIMS) and draft SOPs.
  • Expertise with organoid model and murine model handling (injections- IV, SC, IP- and organ dissection) is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology and gene editing techniques is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and multitasking proficiency in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be a team player and able to work independently.