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Sr. Research Associate, Cell Biology

Company: zPREDICTA, a Predictive Oncology company
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION
Founded with the mission to enable successful treatments for every patient, zPREDICTA, a Predictive Oncology company, has developed organ-specific 3D cell culture technology replicating human tumor microenvironment for reliable identification of compounds with a high probability of having success in the clinic. You will join a dynamic and agile team developing 3D tissue models to support anticancer drug development. -
To be successful, you have to be excited by the fast-paced environment, be engaged while performing multiple roles, and possess a versatile set of technical skills. Along with a competitive compensation and benefits package we offer an opportunity to work side-by-side with the leadership team in a highly collaborative environment at zPREDICTA. -
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement new organ-specific 3D tissue models for target discovery and efficacy and toxicity testing of anticancer agents
  • Help execute client projects testing new anticancer agents
    ---EDUCATION
    • B.S. or M.S. in Cell Biology, Immunology, or related life science discipline AND
    • 2+ years of industry experience
      REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
      • Cell culture of adherent and non-adherent mammalian cells including cancer cell lines, fibroblasts, and immune cells (PBMCs, T cells, etc.)
      • Co-culture of epithelial, stromal, immune cells
      • Evaluation of response to treatment in cell culture including calculating and performing serial dilutions, set-up of combination treatments, dose response and timecourse analysis
      • Proficiency in data analysis and preparation of reports
        PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
        • Scaffold-based 3D cell culture of primary human cells and cell lines
        • Microscopy and image analysis (ImageJ)
        • Flow cytometry and analysis of FACs data (FlowJo)
          PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
          • Focused, but capable of driving multiple projects - -
          • Well-organized
          • Curious, creative, and independent thinker driven to solve problems
          • Unafraid of working outside of the area of expertise and experimenting with new approaches
          • Roll-up-your-sleeves and jump-in attitude
          • Appreciate a fast-paced environment
          • Enjoy learning
            CANDIDATE MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE WORK AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.This position does not offer immigration visa sponsorship.This position does not offer relocation benefits.
            zPREDICTA -is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: zPREDICTA, a Predictive Oncology company, San Jose , Sr. Research Associate, Cell Biology, Other , San Jose, California

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