Sr Research Associate - Emeryville

Recruiter
Kite Pharma
Location
Emeryville, California
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Sep 23, 2019
Ref
4301ab74ae95
Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Contribute to the overall advancement of molecular biology research at Kite Pharma

Plan and execute cloning strategies to support genetic modification of human T cells

Manage timelines and deliverables

Effectively communicate plans and results in both oral and written form

Ability to work in a highly dynamic team environment

Coordination of tasks across multiple projects, demonstrating prioritization and planning

Effectively execute and interpret experiments in line with project timelines and goals

Self-motivated, creative, and independent

Positive interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals from a variety of levels and functions.

Record keeping

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

BS, or MS in Molecular Biology or related field with 0-5 years experience. Previous experience in Biotech field preferred.

Direct hands on experience in Molecular Biology, cloning and sequencing of vectors.

In-depth understanding of:

Cloning strategies

Primer design and PCR

DNA manipulation

DESIRED KEY COMPETENCIES

Proficiency in vector design and cloning techniques (Golden Gate, Gibson and In-fusion assembly)

Proficiency in sequence analysis (SnapGene and/or Vector NTi)

Experience with lentiviral vectors preferred

Experience in additional molecular biology techniques, including SDS-PAGE, and Western Blot beneficial.

Ability to execute on Kite's mission and values.

Capable of high performance work in independent and team settings.

Maintain a high degree of ethical standards and trustworthiness.

Addresses conflict in a direct, positive manner.

Ability to think and adapt to a rapidly changing environment and demands.

Able to reach rational conclusions through processing of complex information.

Promotes innovation through creative solutions.

Effective organization and implementation of group projects.

Maintains a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Energized by accomplishments and excellence in the workplace.

Excellent time management skills.

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Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma .

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