Research Associate, Immunology at Indee Labs (W17)
Enabling T cell immunotherapy discovery, development and manufacturing
Berkeley, CA / Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Indee Labs

Indee Labs is enabling T cell immunotherapy manufacturing with gene delivery. The team is developing a non-viral intracellular delivery system based on microfluidic vortex shedding (µVS) to rapidly deliver nucleic acids, proteins and gene editing complexes to T cells.

About the role

Indee Labs is a biotechnology startup backed by SOSV, Y Combinator, Social Capital and Founders Fund. The team at Indee Labs develops and markets Hydropore for more effective engineered cell therapies.

Indee Lab’s non-viral delivery platform, Hydropore, is a robust solution that overcomes the limitations and costs of electroporation, viral transduction, and other non-viral transfection methods. Hydropore is being developed in collaboration with 3 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, various biotechs and leading research institutions including UC San Francisco, Stanford, Medical University of South Carolina, the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease among others.

We are seeking a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate - Immunology to join the team full time to accelerate the biological development of Hydropore at our Berkeley office. Indee Labs is headquartered in Berkeley, CA and accommodates remote work. This position will be located in Berkeley, CA and occasional work travel may be required.

Apply by filling out this form (https://notionforms.io/forms/job-applicant-form) and we'll reach out if appropriate.

Responsibilities

  • Generate and analyze engineered T cells with Hydropore and electroporation
  • Design, execute and analyze experiments independently and with other scientists
  • Communicate experimental plans, data, and progress proactively with a distributed team
  • Contribute to data analysis, writing and peer-reviewed publication of results

Requirements

  • Bachelors with 3 to 5 years experience, Masters with 1 to 3 years experience, Doctorate or Postdoc
  • Experience in cell culture of primary human cells and immortalized cell lines
  • Experience with common immunological lab techniques and methods, such as: functional in vitro and ex vivo immune cell assays, immunoprofiling by flow cytometry, cytokine secretion assays
  • Experience with flow cytometry/FACS and data analysis software (ie. FlowJo, Excel, GraphPad Prism)

Preferred Skills

  • Project management experience
  • Interest in or experience with microfluidics
  • Demonstrated research (i.e. publications & patents) track record
  • Primary immune cell transfection and transduction (i.e. enrichment, activation, cryopreservation, etc.)
  • Experience with next generation sequencing and transcriptome profiling
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead others and manage a small lab
  • Comfortable creating presentations and presenting data

The Offer

  • An opportunity to develop a game-changing tools for T cell immunotherapy manufacturing
  • Exposure to experts and colleagues in the field of immunology around the world
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment dedicated to personal and scientific growth
  • Highly competitive compensation (ie. salary & equity) plus growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits such as unlimited PTO; 401(k); 100% paid premium medical, dental, visions & life insurance; flexible spending account; remote work; snacks; and pet-friendly environment.
  • Regular fun team events you choose and during the work week!

Apply by filling out this form (https://notionforms.io/forms/job-applicant-form) and we'll reach out if appropriate.

Technology

cell & molecular biology, mechanical & electrical engineering, computer science, microfluidics

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