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Temporary Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, Cell Biology



Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

About Earli

The mission of the Biotechnology startup Earli Inc. is large and ambitious: to detect and then cure cancer at its earliest stages, effortlessly and pain free. In other words, ‘make cancer a benign experience’. The technology which grounds the company’s efforts ushers in a new era in “synthetic biomarkers” as a novel methodology to detect cancer and then subsequently localize and then treat the cancer. The enabling technology utilizes “synthetic biomarkers” as a novel methodology to detect, localize and ultimately destroy cancer. Founded by Sam Gambhir, Cyriac Roeding and David Suhy, the company is well funded by world-class entrepreneurs and venture capital firms. Earli, Inc. is currently based in Redwood City, California.

Who You Are

  • You share our same sense of dedication, scientific passion and entrepreneurial spirit
  • You work well in a fast-paced and extremely focused startup environment
  • You are not only smart, but clever and constantly think outside the box
  • You are able to make logical decisions in an instant when there is little time to evaluate
  • You are a natural communicator and relationship builder
  • You stay calm under high pressure and stress
  • You have the ability to multi-task in a serious way, with an extreme attention to detail
  • You become a representative of the core DNA of the company through who you are

The Position

Earli, Inc. is currently seeking a dynamic Senior/Research Associate who is inspired to change the world by pushing the scientific envelope.

Your Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain cell lines and primary cell-based models using aseptic cell culture techniques
  • Perform cell-based assays (i.e. fluorescence microscopy, PCR, etc.) for evaluation of proliferation, viability, toxicity and Quality Assurance of cell lines and banks
  • Occasionally perform flow cytometry and colorimetry-based assays to characterize cell lines
  • Maintain detailed documentation of experimental methods, results, and inventory of cell lines and materials in organized lab records
  • Work and communicate effectively with multidisciplinary teams, and present findings internally

Your Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • BS or MS degree in Life Sciences or Cell Biology or Immunology with 1-2 years biotech industry or equivalent research experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in aseptic cell culture of mammalian cells and primary cell lines, including maintenance and creation of research/master cell banks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Offices suite, experience with good documentation and data record keeping are required
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, adaptive, collaborative environment
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge in microscopy, standard molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, and qPCR is a plus
  • Familiarity with digital laboratory notebook applications is a plus

If interested in applying, please attach a CV or have a well-developed LinkedIn profile for us to be able to assess your background.

We look forward to hearing from you!