Are you curious, driven, and collaborative? Do you want to work
at one of the most innovative and impactful biotech companies in
the bay area? We are #2 on the Scientist 2018 Top 10 innovations
list. Our mission is to enable our customers to cure cancer.
Mission Bio is a start-up providing the best-in-class solution
for single-cell genomics across the range of research and
translational/clinical medicine. We are a small team that is
growing rapidly, so this is an opportunity for a talented, driven
individual to make a significant impact on the direction and
success of an exciting young company. We are committed to
diversity. If you are a collaborative, curious, hardworking
professional who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive
environment, we would love to meet you.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the
process development team as Research Associate. This exciting and
challenging role is responsible for performing studies related to
current and future product development. The position will be
critical in generating analytical and experimental data related to
Mission Bio?s products.
What?s Required (QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
+ B.S. or M sc in Biochemistry/ Biomedical Engineering/
Molecular Biology or associated fields with 2-4 years of industry
+ At least 1 year of lab experience whether academic research or
+ Perform V&V experiments involving the generation of
single-cell sequencing libraries and perform NGS on Illumina
+ Plan and execute experiments for workflow improvement with
+ Work cross-functionally with R&D scientists and engineers
for product transfer into manufacturing.
+ Create documents for product transfer.
Desired experience and skills:
+ Ability to perform general molecular biology techniques.
Examples include PCR, real-time PCR, DNA/RNA/protein extraction,
purification, and quantification.
+ Experience in cell culture and cell handling is highly
+ Familiar with next-generation sequencing (NGS) library
preparation and Illumina sequencing platforms operation.
+ Experience working in a laboratory manufacturing environment
and familiarity with scale-up of biochemical manufacturing
+ Experience with single-cell technology and/or microfluidics
platforms would be a definite plus, but not required.
+ Excellent skills in communication, documentation,
organization, and time management.
+ Familiar with NPI
Bonus points if:
+ Comfortable with a dynamic working environment and adaptable
to shifting demands.
+ Enjoys creating solutions that facilitate teams? workflow.
Up to 15% of the time.