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Senior laboratory technician

Posted by: Tactiva Therapeutics

Posted date: Dec-20-2019

Location: Buffalo, NY

Tactiva Therapeutics, Inc is a biotech startup company located in Buffalo, NY. At Tactiva Therapeutics, we are taking the fight to cancer by developing "Next Generation" adoptive cell therapy (ACT) strategies that deliver lethal hits to cancer cells. Our approach provides robust and sustained immune attack on tumors by infusing large numbers of patients' own T cells that have been re-programed to recognize, attack and destroy cancer cells. Please visit www.tactivatherapeutics.com to learn more.

Job Description
The senior laboratory technician performs specialized, technical scientific duties unique to research and development (R&D) for Tactiva Therapeutics. The senior laboratory technician designs and optimizes assay processes including sample preparation, workflow automation, and analytic detection, as well as provides data for critical review of test development. The senior laboratory technician provides direct scientific and analytic support to the laboratory director(s) and monitors timelines to meet production goals and objectives.

Requirements: Applicants must possess a master's degree and the equivalent of 18 months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical, or scientific research environment; or a bachelor's degree and the equivalent of 30 months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical, or scientific research environment.

The preferred candidate will also possess a strong molecular biology background, as well as hands-on experience with PCR, qPCR, cloning, RNA and DNA purification/characterization, ligation, mammalian cell culture, sterile techniques, cell transfection, vector production, plasmid manipulation, and project management. Though not required, experience in bioinformatics, Next-Generation sequencing (NGS), FACS, and ELISA is considered a plus.

Please submit a CV/Resume, cover letter and contact information of 3 references to Prontip Saelee (Saelee(at)tactivatherapeutics.com).
Job Title Senior laboratory technician
Post Details
Email saelee(at)tactivatherapeutics.com
Employer's Website tactivatherapeutics.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Biotech
Job Classification Job Classification -> Technician
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Buffalo, NY
Key Words technician, molecular biology, immunology
Start Date As soon as possible