Cell Biology Senior RA Position @ Kite Pharma USA: Kite Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells. Our core technology involves the genetic engineering of T cells, or white blood cells, to express either chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) or T cell receptors (TCRs) for the treatment of advanced solid and hematological malignancies. Kite is publicly traded (NASDAQ: KITE) with a current market capitalization well over $2 Billion
Cell Biology Senior RA Position @ Kite Pharma USA
- The Research Associate level requires at least 2 years of related industry experience in a lab environment with a Master’s Degree or at least 4 years of related industry experience in a lab environment with a Bachelor’s Degree
- The Senior Research Associate level requires at least 5 years of related industry experience in a lab environment with a Master’s Degree or at least 8 years of related industry experience in a lab environment with a Bachelor’s Degree
- Immunology and/or immunotherapy background.
- Previous experience working with engineered T-cells.
- Hands-on expertise in T-cell functional characterization assays including in vitro cytotoxicity, proliferation, and cytokine/chemokine measurements
- Expertise in in vitro T-cell isolation and expansion methods.
- Proficient in cell culture aseptic technique
- Experience in viral and non-viral methods of gene transfer
- Ability to perform multi-parameter flow cytometric analyses
- Experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques, including PCR, qPCR, cloning and western blot.
- Knowledge of immunology, immuno-oncology, and high-throughput technologies
- Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
- Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
- Strong organizational skills and record keeping
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Cell Biology Senior RA position @ Kite Pharma USA