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Focus Areas: Oncology, Immunology, Cell Biology

Location: San Jose, CA

Posted Date: 11/12/2019

Position Type: Full time

Job Code: ZPR-R116

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Required Education: Ph.D. in Life Sciences

Years Of Experience: 1-5 years post graduation

JOB DESCRIPTION

Founded with the mission to enable successful treatments for every patient, zPREDICTA has developed the organ-specific 3D cell culture technology replicating human tumor microenvironment permitting reliable identification of compounds with a high probability of success in the clinic. You will join a dynamic and agile team developing 3D tissue models to support anticancer drug development. You will be responsible for building a scientific team, directing internal R&D and external partner projects, and contributing to the growth of zPREDICTA brand. 

To be successful, you have to be excited by the fast-paced environment of a start-up, be engaged while performing multiple roles, and possess a versatile set of technical skills. Along with a competitive compensation and benefits package and equity ownership we offer an opportunity to work side-by-side with the leadership team and advance into a senior leadership role in a highly collaborative environment at zPREDICTA.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop, and implement new organ-specific 3D tissue models for target discovery and efficacy and toxicity testing of anticancer agents
  • Build and grow a versatile scientific team responsible for R&D and partner projects
  • Support partner projects from study design through data analysis and report preparation

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Immunology, or related life science discipline, AND
  • 1-5 years of industry experience; start-up experience is a plus

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Scaffold-based 3D cell culture of primary human/mouse cells and cell lines
  • Expertise in tumor microenvironment, specifically ECM and cellular heterogeneity
  • Assay development 
  • Flow cytometry
  • Microscopy (brightfield, immunofluorescence, confocal, high content)
  • Setting-up SOPs and developing protocols and procedures

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • PDX models and culture of PDX tissue 
  • Lab automation

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Focused, but capable of driving multiple projects  
  • Curious, creative, and independent thinker driven to solve problems
  • Unafraid of working outside of the area of expertise and experimenting with new approaches
  • Roll-up-your-sleeves and jump-in attitude
  • Appreciate a fast-paced environment
  • Enjoy teaching

CANDIDATE MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE WORK AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

This position does not offer relocation benefits.


TO APPLY
Please send your resume to .

zPREDICTA is an equal opportunity employer.

Focus Areas: Oncology, Immunology, Cell Biology

Location: San Jose, CA

Posted Date: 11/12/2019

Position Type: Full time

Job Code: ZPR-R117

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Required Education: B.S./B.A. in Life Sciences

Years Of Experience: 2-3 years

JOB DESCRIPTION

Founded with the mission to enable successful treatments for every patient, zPREDICTA has developed the organ-specific 3D cell culture technology replicating human tumor microenvironment permitting reliable identification of compounds with a high probability of success in the clinic. You will join a dynamic and agile team developing 3D tissue models to support anticancer drug development. You will be responsible for general lab maintenance, including purchasing, cell culture, and other routine laboratory tasks

To be successful, you have to be excited to support the fast-paced environment of a start-up, be engaged while performing multiple roles, and possess a desire to learn. This position offers a chance to work side-by-side with the leadership team in a highly collaborative environment and offers immense opportunities for career advancement and professional development along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, and equity ownership.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cell culture
  • Support of partner projects testing efficacy of anticancer agents
  • Maintenance of lab safety records
  • Purchasing and procurement 
  • General lab maintenance including autoclaving and keeping inventory of supplies

EDUCATION

  • B.S./B.A. a life science discipline, AND
  • 2-3 years of industry experience in a lab technician role; start-up experience is a plus

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Mammalian cell culture (adherent and non-adherent cells)
  • Familiarity with purchasing and procurement procedures
  • Maintaining lab documentation (procedures, protocols, safety records)

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Focused, but capable of multitasking
  • Curious and creative
  • Roll-up-your-sleeves and jump-in attitude
  • Appreciate a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to learn

TO APPLY
Please send your resume to .

CANDIDATE MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE WORK AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

This position does not offer relocation benefits.

zPREDICTA is an equal opportunity employer.

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