GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Sound Biologics, a growing Greater Seattle-based start-up biotechnology company with clinical programs and a strong pipeline, is seeking creative Senior Research Associate to help advance its portfolio of MabPair antibodies in Immuno-Oncology and Inflammation. As a Senior Research Associate you will work collaboratively on the design and execution of a broad range of in vitro and ex vivo cellular assays to screen and characterize antibody candidates for MabPair therapeutics; generate expression constructs and cell lines to test product candidates; will be responsible for the planning, execution, analysis, and documentation of experiments; and will work closely with other research groups across multiple projects. The successful candidate will have a background in immunology or a related field, excellent communication skills, working knowledge of flow cytometry, experience in cell-based assays using mammalian primary cells and cell lines, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across functional groups.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With some supervision, design and develop novel in vitro and ex vivo assays to evaluate antibodies for MabPair combinations.
  • Execute, interpret, and troubleshoot experiments.
  • Hands-on generation and characterization of constructs and cell lines.
  • Discuss protocols and associated data with Scientists and Research Associates at meetings and/or through reports.
  • Collaborate and work closely in cross-functional teams.

SKILLS

  • Proficiency in immunological methods, including murine, human and other species immune systems.
  • Technical experience in cell-based assays using mammalian primary cells and cell lines, multi-parameter flow cytometry, cytokine analysis and reporter assays.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills including accurate records and verbal presentation of work.
  • Ability to multi-task across experiments and projects in a fast-paced environment .
  • Ability for independent thinking and strongly self-motivated.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • M.S. in a relevant Biological area with relevant work experience, or B.S. with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience in industry is desirable.
  • Demonstration of in-depth, scientific-directed, innovative thinking.

Sound Biologics offers a team-oriented, stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation, benefits and stock options are offered.

Sound Biologics is an equal opportunity employer.

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