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Research Associate

Tempest Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Research Associate

Summary & Scope of Position:

We are seeking a dedicated, energetic, and creative individual who will provide general laboratory support to Tempest Programs with an emphasis in Immunology and Cell Biology.

Primary Responsibilities: Successful candidates will conduct a variety of in vitro/in vivo/ex vivo experiments to evaluate the utility, safety, efficacy, and mechanism of action of novel small molecules in various model systems.

Requirements:

• BS/BA in Immunology, Molecular and/or Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Virology, or related field with a minimum of 1-2 years relevant laboratory experience.

• Experience with a wide range of in vitro and ex vivo immunoassays (e.g. RT-qPCR, flow cytometry, multiplex cytokine assays, luminex, ELISPOT, ELISA, ADCC, neutralization assays, cell proliferation, in vivo/ex vivo cytoxicity assays, cell death assays, etc).

• Proficiency using primary cell culture, cultured cell lines, and sterile technique is required.

• Experience with mouse infectious disease models, tumor models, and/or toxicology is preferred.

• Capable of working independently with minimal supervision, including the ability to analyze data and understand, interpret, and clearly present results.

• Must be well-organized and detail-oriented, with meticulous record keeping.

• Ability to work productively in a team environment and to adapt to changing project priorities and timelines.

• Proficiency in standard software (e.g. MS office and graphing programs), and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

TEMPEST THERAPEUTICS IS A CLINICAL STAGE BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANY ADVANCING SMALL MOLECULE THERAPEUTICS THAT MODULATE ANTI-TUMOR IMMUNITY PATHWAYS.

Tempest has a balanced and deep pipeline consisting of first-in-class and best-in-class small molecule therapeutics, which modulate distinct immune response pathways relevant to mounting an effective anti-tumor response. The molecules were developed by Inception Sciences, a Versant Ventures affiliated drug discovery engine. Tempest has assembled a highly experienced team of small molecule and immuno-oncology drug developers to advance these programs to the clinic across diverse cancers representing significant unmet medical need. Tempest is backed by a syndicate of leading US and China based venture capital firms

Contact: careers@tempesttx.com

Tempest Therapeutics

Why Work Here?

Help build lab systems and organization from the ground up while also assisting and performing preclinical experiments.

Tempest therapeutics is a clinical stage biotechnology company advancing small molecule therapeutics that modulate anti-tumor immunity pathways.

Address

7000 Shoreline Court, South San Francisco
South San Francisco, CA
USA