Research Associate Tissue Culture @ Spotlight Therapeutics, Hayward, CA: We are hiring a Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Bachelor’s or Masters degree in a related field) to isolate and propagate stocks of primary human cells to support biotherapeutic development workflows.

Research Associate Tissue Culture @ Spotlight Therapeutics, Hayward, CA

This position will report to Scientists in our ex vivo gene editing group and will interact with other scientific groups within Spotlight.

The ideal candidate is able to simultaneously culture many different types of human cells. Experience establishing and maintaining cultures of human cell lines (HEK293T, U2OS, or similar) is required. Prior experience with flow cytometry is required. Prior experience culturing and expanding lymphocytes or handling other primary cells (fibroblasts, etc) is strongly desired.

Proficiency with TC-related workflows (lentiviral packaging, transfection/transduction, genotyping, etc), experience with back-end support for TC facility operation (SOP generation, inventory and schedule management, etc), or Illumina sequencing library generation are added pluses.


  • Primary cell isolation and propagation (buffy coat, tissue samples).
  • Human cell line propagation.
  • Molecular biology (lentiviral production, transfection, etc).
  • Cell stock management.
  • SOP writing and maintenance.
  • TC room maintenance.


  • RA candidates should have at least two years of relevant experience.
  • SRA candidates should have 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Flow cytometry experience required.
  • T-cell experience desired.
  • Inventory and schedule management experience desired.


Bachelor’s or advanced degree

Research Associate Tissue Culture @ Spotlight Therapeutics, Hayward, CA


To apply, send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

This hiring window will be open until August 1st, 2018.

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