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Sr. Associate Scientist / Scientist I
Posted on 12/1/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD in immuno-oncology, cell biology, or a closely related field with 5 years of experience
  • Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Extensive direct experience with common immunological techniques including isolation of primary immune cells, cytotoxicity and proliferation assays, immune cell co-culture assays, multi-color flow cytometry, and cytokine analysis (ELISA, MSD, Luminex)
  • Strong competency with a broad range of molecular biology techniques such as qPCR, western blot, gene overexpression and knockdown, and CRISPR gene editing
  • Familiarity with a broad range of cell-based, enzymatic, and biochemical assays
  • Proficiency with data analysis and record keeping software (e.g. FlowJo, Graphpad Prism, Electronic Lab Notebook)
  • Proactive and highly self-motivated attitude, with rigorous attention to detail, diligent record keeping, and outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work both independently and flexibly in a fast-paced team environment
  • Independently design, validate, and implement biochemical and cell-based assays and assist in in vivo model characterization to support target validation and drug discovery in immuno-oncology therapeutic areas
  • Actively survey the scientific literature, generate testable hypotheses around mechanisms of action for novel targets, and creatively identify methods by which to rigorously test those hypotheses
  • Analyze and interpret complex biological data and present research findings in project team meetings and other company forums
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional colleagues to identify resources and strategies needed for projects, and deliver experimental results in a timely manner
  • Maintain highly detailed, accurate, and timely records of experimental designs, results, and data analysis

501-1,000 employees

Personal genomics & biotechnology company
Company Overview
23andMe’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research and is the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company is also in development of discovery programs rooted in a diverse spectrum of human genetics to ultimately deliver reports and results from all spectrums of your DNA.
  • Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans
  • Family planning, support, & leave for parents
  • Mental healthcare
  • Student loan assistance
  • Volunteer time off
  • Dog friendly office
Company Core Values
  • Think big
  • We heart DNA
  • Lead with science
  • Get to yes or no, quickly.
  • Behind every data point is a human being
  • We're in this together