Research Associate II


Supports the Translational Biology and R&D group on preclinical projects, with a focus on validating novel immune-oncology therapeutic candidates. As part of this directive, the successful candidate will conduct bench research for various discovery projects.


  • Interacts with scientists on a regular basis to understand the needs and goals of the projects and help coordinate logistics of the research
  • Assists with collection of murine tissue, processing of samples, sample assay and analysis
  • Perform flow cytometry-based analysis of tumors and immune cells
  • Perform in vitro assays (ELISA, Nanostring, etc, cellular immunology assays)
  • Maintain clear and up-to-date notebook records of research objectives, methods and results
  • Presents research at R&D group meetings as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant biological discipline
  • More than 3 years relevant laboratory experience in an academic or pharmaceutical research setting in cancer immunology
  • Multi-parameter flow cytometry and proficiency in FACS data analysis programs desirable
  • Experience with cellular immunology assays desirable
  • Experience with animal tissue collection
  • Cell/Tissue culture experience


  • Learns to use professional concepts. Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
  • Works on problems of limited scope following standard practices and procedures to analyze situations or data
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk, or hear in a standard office environment. In a lab setting, occasionally use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


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