Research Associate, Protein Engineering

Atreca Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 4 months ago

Who We Are:

Atreca is a dynamic biotechnology company located in Redwood City, California. We apply our Immune Repertoire Capture (IRC) technology to profile the clinically relevant, active B cell responses of patients and build a portfolio of tumor-targeted antibodies. These patient-derived antibodies fuel our discovery of novel targets and development of cancer immunotherapeutics.

Job Description:

We are seeking an outstanding, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Research Associate to join our Protein Engineering group. The successful candidate will become a key member of the research team, supporting production and characterization of antibodies identified from our IRC platform, as well as engineered bispecifics and other antibody-based formats.


  • Produce and characterize antibodies and bispecifics

  • Catalog and integrate materials and results into informatics systems

  • Enable faster and higher-throughput cycles of design/build/test/learn

  • Follow laboratory safety guidelines and practices

  • Work with other project team members and communicate results with the team


  • BS/BA or MS in bioengineering, chemical engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, or related discipline with lab experience required

  • 0-5 years of relevant career experience

  • Experience with recombinant protein production required (high-throughput preferred)

  • Experience with FPLC, HPLC, SDS-PAGE preferred

  • Experience with HEK293 or CHO cell culture preferred

  • Experience with DNA technologies preferred (cloning, bacterial culture, plasmid preps, and sequence verification)

  • Experience with bispecific antibodies a plus

  • Strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail

  • Track record of being adaptable, self-motivated, and scientifically rigorous

  • Ability to work in a team, prioritize tasks, and drive projects to completion

Exact title commensurate with experience. Atreca is an equal opportunity employer.

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