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Jun 02 — 2022

Research Associate I/II

Department:Research Development Location: Alameda, CA, USA Job Type: Full-time Reports to: Director of Research and Development

About the role

Acepodia is seeking motivated individuals with a strong interest in developing novel ACC-based cancer therapies. This position will play an important role in executing studies to support pipeline development activities, IND enabling, and donor screening. You will work in a supportive and collaborative crossfunctional environment, with R&D team members across the US and Taiwan Labs.

Education / Background

  • B.S. or M.S. in life science-related fields (Immunology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, and Biochemistry)
  • 2+ years of experience in cancer therapy research (cell therapy-related experience is a plus)
  • 2+ years of experience in mammalian cell culture

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Perform primary T cell expansion to generate ACC-based cell products for research and donor screening
  • Execute QC tests including cytotoxicity assays for pipeline development
  • Conduct flow cytometry-based assay to analyze surface markers of T cells
  • Execute qPCR-based analyses to support translational study of clinical trials
  • Support routine lab maintenance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience Relevant Skills & Experience:

  • Cytotoxicity analysis and multi-color fluorescence flow cytometry experience in a laboratory setting is required
  • Experience in primary T cell expansion/isolation is a plus
  • Organization/coordination skills to prioritize the assignments to deliver results timely
  • Follow SOPs & lab guidelines and be able to work independently
  • Execute laboratory quality procedures and experiments with detail to attention
  • Record experimental procedures, observation, and analyze data accurately and timely
  • Self-motivated in a fast-moving team environment
  • Good team player

Contact Us to Apply

Acepodia is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and comprehensive package, including stock options, medical care, paid vacation, and holiday time. Title and salary commensurate with experience.

About Acepodia

Acepodia is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing NK and γδ T cell therapies using our patented ACC (Antibody Cell-Conjugation) technology platform. Using ACC technology, we arm immune cells with antibodies to target and eradicate cancer cells. Our mission is to develop safe, effective, and affordable cell therapies to fight and beat cancers.

Founded in 2017 in the birthplace of biotechnology, the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Acepodia is venture capital and private equity backed and funded. Our platforms and products aim to address and overcome the major obstacles in cancer therapy: Ability to target low expression of tumor antigens to better prevent tumor escape; Trafficking of effector cells to tumor locations; Activate the immune system to attack cancer cells.
 

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