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Research Associate - Immunology

Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research, Inc. La Jolla, CA
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research is looking for a qualified individual to fill our Research Associate II - Sr. Research Associate I opening.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Performs laboratory experiments directed at target and drug candidate validation with limited supervision. Required technical skills include:

    • Cell Biology: Human blood and mouse tissue processing, cell subset isolation, tissue culture, in vitro functional assays, multi-color flow cytometry, quantitation ELISAs and MSD.

    • In vivo: mouse handling, injections/immunizations/bleeds via multiple routes, and tissue harvest

    • Molecular Biology: RNA Extraction, quantitative rt-PCR, and Quantigene

  • Designs experiments and analyzes routine and complex data produced from cell based assays and in vivo mouse models with limited guidance by supervisor and/or other scientists. Demonstrates proficiency in data analysis software such as Excel, Prism, and FlowJo.

  • Develops new protocols and troubleshoots existing protocols with limited guidance by supervisor and/or other scientists.

  • Effectively manages multiple diverse tasks at the same time to produce quality results in a consistent and timely manner.

  • Participates in cross-functional teams by performing experiments and occasionally offers technical advice at team/group meetings; Shares technical expertise with other colleagues; trains or provides guidance to other personnel.

  • Must be highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, well organized and work effectively as part of a team.

Education Requirement

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, bio engineering, or equivalent field

Work Experience Requirement

Minimum 2-5 years lab experience and/or training post bachelor's degree.

Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Positive and progressive culture, great benefits, competitive compensation!

Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research, Inc., a dynamic BioPharma organization engaged in the discovery of novel therapeutics for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, or perceived affiliation with persons belonging to these protected classes.


9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla CA 92037
La Jolla, CA