SCIENTIST - CELLULAR IMMUNOLOGY & ASSAY DEVELOPMENT
- Experience Level
The Research Officer will be responsible of designing, performing and analyzing experiments to support the validation of novel biologic targets in immuno-oncology and autoimmune diseases. We are looking for an experienced, highly collaborative, independent and flexible team player for our high-paced dynamic environment.
Design, optimize and validate functional immuno-oncology assays including but not limited to immunological multi-color cell surface and intracellular flow cytometric profiling, multiplex cytokine profiling, gene expression profiling, binding assays, primary human cell-based assays for the characterization of novel biological candidates.
Perform cell culture, including primary human cultures, development and maintenance of cell lines.
Write detailed protocols in English.
Participate in day-to-day laboratory management.
Perform data analysis on a regular basis and clearly communicate results in English.
Maintain experimental records in electronic lab notebook format.
Collaborate across functions to validate novel targets
Assist with general laboratory duties including lab equipment maintenance, ordering and receiving of lab supplies.
Comply with all safety guidelines
Perform other relevant responsibilities as required.
Minimum of technical degree or equivalent in immunology, cellular biology or related life sciences
3+ years of laboratory experience (industry experience preferred)
Solid and demonstrable bench level experience in the development, validation and implementation of immunological assays
Hands-on expertise in methodologies, reagents and instruments used for primary cell cultures, flow cytometry (mandatory), ELISA and cytokine analyses
Experience with handling primary cells in BSL-2 level facilities, isolation of immune cells from human biological samples (PBMC) is mandatory
Practical knowledge in data analysis using standard software (e.g. Excel, GraphPad, JMP, Flow cytometry dedicated software)
Experience in antibody discovery and pharmaceutical industry is a plus
Fluent English both written and verbal; proficiency in French is a plus
Strong organizational skills with the capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team
Strong interpersonal communication skills
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