Senior Research Associate I, Flow Cytometry (23027-B-670-IM)

South San Francisco /
Discovery /
/ On-site
ArsenalBio, a privately held, clinical-stage programmable cell therapy company engineering advanced CAR T therapies for solid tumors, is seeking a talented Research Associate to work on-site based in our South San Francisco office. 

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic
diseases, initially cancer. With our programmable and computationally driven approach, our team is engineering living medicines to attack cancer’s inherent multi-faceted nature and overcome the challenges of addressing solid tumors with cell therapy.

Driven by a collective of diverse experts across immunology, synthetic biology, molecular biology, automation and computational biology, we are united in purpose to deliver radical breakthroughs for people with cancer, and prioritize the team’s outcomes over individual goals to achieve our company mission – together. 

We are seeking an outstanding senior research associate for our flow cytometry team to work onsite at ArsenalBio’s South San Francisco office. Qualified individuals will have a background or strong willingness to learn flow cytometry instrument operation and maintenance, sample preparation, and staining procedures/optimization. The ideal candidate will work closely with scientists to perform flow cytometry assays and operate instruments that will enable key scientific decisions. The candidate will perform daily maintenance and repair of instruments as well as maintain reagents.  The successful candidate will work closely with various teams within ArsenalBio in a matrixed environment in order to coordinate tasks and prioritize projects to meet deadlines.

What You Will Do:

    • Maintain flow cytometry equipment (e.g. perform daily QC, cleaning functions, log and troubleshoot performance problems, etc)
    • Operate flow cytometry analyzers and cell sorters
    • Ability to accurately execute standard operating procedures for sample preparation, staining, instrument operation and data acquisition
    • Maintain electronic laboratory notebook records of experiments
    • Participate in cross-functional studies to advance broad company goals and objectives

What Will You Bring:

    • Bachelors in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology and/or a closely-related field
    • with 6+ years of combined relevant research experience in industry and academia.
    • Strong desire to learn and work collaboratively with the team
    • Understanding of flow cytometry assays and the principles of flow cytometry technologies preferred

What We Will Offer You: 
ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge. 

We have a robust mentorship program, and comprehensive development tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as they are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

ArsenalBio prioritizes the providing of a safe and healthy workplace that is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance and legal requirements.  In order to protect our employees and visitors, we require all visitors (candidates) and employees to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when coming onsite.

We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The estimated base salary offer for the preferred primary location of San Francisco Bay area ranges from $80,200-$98,300. 
Salary ranges for other locations may vary from this range.   Base pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, experience, education, and location.  In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current employees as part of any final offer.

To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.