Research Associate II - Anti-Cancer Biologics - Yazaki Lab

Duarte, California
January 31 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

A Research AssociateII position is immediately available for a bright, well-organized, responsible scientist for antibody purification of novel anti-cancer biologics. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to be a member of a multidisciplinary team with expertise in HPLC protein purification in Process Development and pilot GMP manufacturing. The ideal applicant will have an established track record in the purification of recombinant monoclonal antibodies. The position requires independence, an exceptional level of responsibility and experience as part of this Antibody Production Facility.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • HPLC protein purification, tangential flow filtration, method development and writing SOPs, process development, GMP manufacturing and general biochemical assays, documentation, troubleshooting, and implementing new technologies.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years related research/ laboratory experience with a Bachelor's degree or,
  • One year related research/ laboratory experience with a Master's degree.
  • Experience in purification of recombinant monoclonal antibodies.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Master's degree, preferred.
  • Two (2) years of experience, preferred.
  • HPLC protein purification in Process Development and pilot GMP manufacturing.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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