WuXi AppTec

Senior Research Associate

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
2021-8916

Overview

HD Biosciences, a WuXi AppTec company is searching for a Senior Research Associate to join our growing Immuno Oncology and In Vivo Pharmacology team.

Responsibilities

  • Independently perform complex in vivo pharmacology experiments utilizing tumor models (syngeneic, xenograft tumor models and humanized mouse models) in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice
  • Perform isolation and characterization of primary immune cells from murine tissues and human blood as needed
  • Perform formulation of small molecules and conduct animal dosing (IV, PO, IP, SC), tumor implantation, blood/tissue collection, etc.
  • Perform experiments and monitor and provide basic training to junior Associate Scientists

Qualifications

Experience / Education:

  • B.S. or M.S. with 4+ years experience, depending on relevance of education and academic or industry experience
  • Strong experience with variety of cell lines
  • Strong experience in sterile cell culture techniques, and in vitro/ex vivo immune cell-based assays in academic or industry laboratory environment
  • High level of initiative especially in regards to troubleshooting experiments and performing data analysis, and independently conduct studies
  • Excellent communication skills; able to work in a team-oriented environment; effectively collaborate across cross functional teams
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
  • 4+ years of industry experience in Biology or related field

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards
  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to Lift 10 lbs routinely
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Ability to push/pull 10 lbs routinely/ often / occasionally
  • Clarity of Vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Inside/outside working conditions

 An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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