Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Biology

Menlo Park, CA /
Biology /
Deepcell is an early-stage Stanford spin-off company that has developed a unique platform for use in research, diagnostic testing, and therapeutics. We combine microfluidics, imaging, deep learning, and genomics to identify, isolate and analyze live, single cells. Our technology addresses diverse applications in the life sciences.
 
Our company-wide virtues
 
·        Ambition
·        Judgement
·        Communication
·        Curiosity
·        Passion
·        Humility and collaborative spirit
·        Embracement of change
 
We are looking for multiple research associates to join the biology team and help us to unlock the power of cell morphology and connect the genome to the patient.

Responsibilities

    • Assist in designing and executing experiments on the Deepcell R&D platforms
    • Inventory, accessioning, and tracking of incoming samples into the lab
    • Perform cell culture, cell maintenance, and sample processing protocols
    • Execute standard molecular and cell biology protocols (e.g. FACS, PCR, qPCR, DNA library prep, sequencing on in-house sequencers)
    • Follow good laboratory practices including taking meticulous notes for experiment documentation
    • Develop clear workflows and SOPs, and refine existing ones
    • Communicate effectively and coordinate tasks with cross-disciplinary teams
    • Perform routine laboratory maintenance activities, including ordering, receiving, and cataloging supplies, as well as maintaining consumable inventories

Key Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with 1+ years’ biotech/biopharma industrial experience, or Master’s degree in bioengineering, molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, or similar field
    • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, FACS, PCR, qPCR and/or Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based analysis is essential
    • Familiarity with basic data analysis approaches
    • Good trouble-shooting skills for resolving technical issues
    • Strong communication skills, especially in conveying information to cross-disciplinary teams and asking questions for clarification
    • High accuracy and attention to detail for laboratory and office-based work
    • Strong teamwork ethic and the commitment to successfully deliver within tight deadlines
Deepcell Bio is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation