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Assistant Research Scientist

Company: Curative Inc.
Location: Monrovia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Curative is seeking a talented Onsite Assistant Research Scientist to support the Serology/immunology team in Monrovia, California. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, intellectually curious, and thrives in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. This individual will have the exciting opportunity to work both independently and with the team on several projects including the investigation of innate and adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 variants of interest and vaccination and will report to the Senior Scientist.Responsibilities

  • Basic laboratory skills: Sterile cell culture techniques, pipetting, preparing reagents, troubleshooting experiments, following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
  • Assist the team in conducting lab experiments in the following areas: Developing new ELISA- and PCR-based immunoassays, cell culturing of eukaryotic & prokaryotic cell lines, and blood processing for PBMC isolation.
  • Maintain compliant laboratory records, accurately document all laboratory activities in laboratory notebooks and internal technical reports in accordance with Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)
  • Conduct scientific literature review for new projects and create summaries in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, manage sample inventories using excel and other related software.
  • Analyze scientific & clinical trial data using Excel, Prism and/or R to support the project lead.
  • Scientific writing skills required to prepare SOPs, summary reports including manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications resulting from various clinical trials.Qualifications
    • B.S. degree in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology related field with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a laboratory setting OR M.S. degree in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology related field and laboratory/research experiencePreferred Skills/Experience
      • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
      • Ability to take initiative in a research-focused environment - regular reading, writing, and conducting/designing laboratory experiments
      • Ability to plan and carry out experiments independently and to work with complex instrumentation and software
      • Demonstrates proficient written and oral communication and presentation skills and ability to troubleshoot technical issues
      • Strong data organization and analysis skills
      • Experience with statistical and computer productivity software (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite)About usCurative is a leader in on-demand public health service programs and healthcare delivery infrastructure. From rapid, mass COVID-19 testing sites to mobile vaccination sites, Curative partners with communities to strengthen public health services with turn-key programs, easy-to-access experiences, and scalable infrastructure, keeping people everywhere safe, healthy, and informed.Co-founded by CEO Fred Turner and powered by a team of world-leading doctors, scientists, engineers, and health industry experts, Curative began focusing on COVID-19 testing in early March 2020 upon realizing the urgent need to scale COVID-19 test production in the United States. With a network of over 15,000 sites across over 20 states and three CLIA-certified, high-complexity laboratories, Curative and its managed medical entities have provided millions of COVID-19 tests and COVID-19 vaccines.

        Beyond COVID-19, Curative is using its unique healthcare delivery expertise to reimagine the way we deliver and experience healthcare in America. We're working on creating an entirely new, vertically integrated healthcare offering that will improve individual and community health while utilizing society's limited healthcare resources more effectively and efficiently. For more details on Curative, please visit curative.com and follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.SafetyAt Curative, your safety is our priority. Our working environments comply with current CDC recommendations.As a company that focuses on ending the COVID-19 pandemic, we have a responsibility to ensure the safety of our staff and communities. We require that all Curative employees and third-party contractors show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 within two weeks of their start date.Curative Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please contact us with any questions or comments about your personal information, our third-party disclosure practices, or your consent choices at: info@curative.com or by writing us at:Curative attn Privacy officer
        430 S Cataract Ave
        San Dimas, CA 91773

Keywords: Curative Inc., Los Angeles , Assistant Research Scientist, Other , Monrovia, California

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