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South San Francisco, California, United States
Senior Research Associate, T Cell Rejuvenation
At Lyell, our vision is to develop curative cell-based immunotherapies for solid tumor cancers. We have innovative science originating from our founder’s world class labs and a unique and disruptive approach to research and development. Our company is first and foremost focused on understanding the science. We are a learning organization, dependent on deep collaborative relationships between all of our colleagues, partners and founders. Our culture is based on Science, Respect, Courage and Collaboration and it reflects who we are and the environment we are creating.

We are seeking a candidate to join our newly established R&D team in South San Francisco as a Senior Research Associate in the T Cell Rejuvenation team. The ideal candidate will be skilled at culturing T cells and experienced in advanced flow cytometry (FACS) analysis.

Essential Functions:

  • Critically analyze experiments and interpret complex data drawing appropriate conclusions.
  • Creative thinking to improve the efficiency of current experiments and assays.
  • Communicate and discuss results with other scientists.
  • Participate and thrive in an interactive, team-oriented culture.

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Degree in molecular biology, cancer biology, immunology, or related field
  • Deep experience specifically with T cell culture.
  • FACS and its analysis by FlowJo software.
  • Relevant experience and expertise in immunology will be considered a plus.

 Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • Extensive experience with FACS assays and analysis; more complex analysis and cell sorting experience a plus
  • Extensive experience with molecular biology protocols (i.e. PCR, Western, RT-PCR, qPCR, design vector); more complex experience and design a plus 

At Lyell, we believe that the highest performing teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who respectfully challenge each other. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive culture for all employees.

Lyell is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws.

 The Company complies with all laws respecting equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants regarding any protected characteristic as defined by federal, state, and local law.  This position requires you to work onsite at the Company’s facilities and the Company requires that all employees working in its facilities be fully vaccinated (except as required by applicable law).  Therefore, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons, and/or as otherwise required by applicable law.  The Company considers you fully vaccinated once 14 days have passed since you received either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.  The vaccine must have been FDA approved, have emergency use authorization from the FDA, or, for persons fully vaccinated outside of the U.S., be listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.”

We’ve learned from experience that some of the best people don’t always match our requirements perfectly - if you’re interested and think you could fit, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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