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Research Associate
Ref No.: 18-08269
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/16/2018 to 01/31/2019
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Associate Scientist in San Diego, CA with one of our top client.
Job Title: Associate Scientist
Job Id: 18-08269
Location: San Diego, CA 92121
Duration: 6 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
  • The Bio therapeutics department is seeking a self-motivated, energetic, detail-oriented candidate with strong background in antibody-based drug discovery, molecular biology, and cell-based assays.
  • The focus of this position will be to utilize existing cloning techniques to establish a library display platform developed for antibody screening.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating Client bio therapeutics for drug candidate screening, lead optimization, and functional activities employing engineered or primary immune cell-based functional assays.
  • The candidate should be highly effective in collaborating with internal team members and support any project teams when necessary.
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills are essential to complete diverse assigned tasks. 
Core Job Functions:
  • Perform yeast display panning and screening for antibody discovery and optimization
  • Develop binding and functional assays and troubleshoot existing protocols with guidance
  • Routinely design and perform high quality and well controlled experiments with minimal supervision
  • Generate and independently analyse multi-parametric datasets using appropriate analytic programs
  • Effectively communicate results and findings to multi-disciplinary team
  • Maintain an accurate electronic notebook in a timely manner and comply with laboratory safety procedures 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (Ksa's):
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline with at least 8 years work experience or Master's degree with at least 6 years work experience of directly relevant biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Experience with tissue culture of cell lines and generating stable overexpressing cell lines
  • Experience desired with standard techniques including flow cytometry, cytokine analysis, and ELISA, and molecular cloning
  • Familiar with formatting 96-well to High Throughput assay systems
  • Familiar with multi-parameters flow cytometry analysis (surface/intracellular staining, cell proliferation) using Client Canto, Life Technology Attune, or the BioRad S3e Cell Sorting System
  • Proficiency with FlowJo, Prism, Microsoft office applications
  • Proficiency in molecular biology laboratory techniques (i.e. cloning, transformations, transfections, Western blots)
  • Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills
  • Able to work and communicate effectively and collaboratively within the immediate group and supervisor
  • Team player, detail oriented and organized 
Praful Prasanna
Email: | Direct: (732) 272 20326
Sourabh Agrawal | Lead - Talent Acquisition
Direct: (732) 272 0301| Email: