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Research Assistant/Associate, Protein Science - Protein Purification

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc

South San Francisco, CA 94080
Research & Development
5 Nov 2018
Annual Salary

Harpoon Therapeutics is a startup clinical stage biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, CA. We are focused on the development of novel immune cell engaging therapeutics for oncology indications. We are looking for a motivated, flexible, highly-productive individual who seeks to work in a cross-functional collaborative research environment. As an integral member of the Protein Science group, this individual will partner with the New Technologies, Biology Research, and Translational Medicine groups to develop our proprietary platforms. This position is lab based with the successful candidate primarily engaged in protein purification and characterization.

Key Responsibilities

- Chromatography buffer and sample preparation

Execution of multi-step protein purification procedures

SDS-PAGE, Spectrophotometry, and HPLC analysis of purified research proteins
Materials management and inventory maintenance
Maintain records, prepare reports, and make regular presentations to summarize results

Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

- Training in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related field

- Bachelors and 1-2 years' relevant experience or Masters with 0-2 years' relevant experience

- Familiarity with AKTA/Unicorn chromatography systems

Aptitude for learning new techniques, handling diverse tasks concurrently, meeting timelines
Affinity for laboratory work, ability to follow directions and perform detail-oriented tasks precisely
Ability to work independently or with limited direct supervision
Excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Reference: 599087651