Research Associate / Sr. Research Associate (Contract)

Here at Tizona Therapeutics, we value Patients First!
With this goal in mind, Tizona develops next-generation immunotherapies.
 
The successful development of immunotherapies represents one of the most important and exciting breakthroughs in cancer. Despite the recent progress in the field of immuno-oncology, existing immunotherapies are only effective in a relatively small number of patients and types of cancer – a limitation that we hope to overcome.  
 
Tizona’s therapies are designed to modulate the activity of immunosuppressive cells by targeting the cell types and biological mechanisms responsible for immune suppression in the tumor microenvironment. 
 
 

General Position Overview:

We are seeking a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join the Antibody Discovery team at Tizona. This role will support antibody discovery by phage display and antibody characterization.

 

Must-have technical skills:

  • Strong hands-on experience with PCR and molecular cloning techniques
  • Experience in sequence analysis using DNA star
  • Experience with transfections, stable cell line generation and characterization
  • Biochemical characterization such as affinity determination and immunoassays (ELISA)
  • Skilled in the techniques of protein characterization including SDS-PAGE, Western Blot 
  • Ability to work independently and communicate well, both verbally and written

 

Technical skills that are desirable to have:

  • Prior hands-on experience with antibody selection and screening using phage display is preferred
  • Experience in FACS and proficiency with relevant software (FlowJo)

 

Key Requirements:

A bachelor’s with 1/+years of industrial/academic experience or master’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field

  • Values great team relationships, honesty and open communications
  • Flexible and versatile with the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Capable of multitasking with great organizational skills
  • Thrives in a fast paced and dynamic team environment; fast learning and adaptable

 

 
Tizona Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing employees a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

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