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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $74,000 a year1 hour ago Qualifications - PCR - Laboratory experience - Communication skills - Molecular biology - ELISA - Bachelors degree - Masters degree Full Job Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Key contributor to the discovery and development of early stage protein and cell-based therapy products. The candidate will bring to the role a strong foundation in molecular biology and hands-on experience with cloning and screening methods. The successful candidate will work closely with a team of scientists to identify, characterize and optimize sparX molecules for a variety of therapeutic targets. ABOUT ARCELLX: Arcellx ( is a venture-backed, early-stage biotech company focused on the development of novel cell-based cancer therapies. The company is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland and has assembled a team of biotechnology professionals with expertise in biologics discovery, characterization, and development. Lead products will incorporate proprietary technologies that enhance tumor-specific killing by genetically engineered human immune cells. MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES: The main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Collaborate with other scientists to design, generate and characterize recombinant proteins. Perform selection and screening of phage display libraries. Perform subcloning of DNA constructs for expression in bacterial and mammalian system. Plan, execute, record and analyze experiments. Summarize and present data in group meetings and contribute to group discussions. Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebook and documentation. Participate in management of laboratory equipment and supplies. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: MS in the life sciences (e.g. Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering), with 1 or more years of relevant experience in an academic or industry laboratory. Or BS in the life sciences with 2 or more years of relevant academic or industry experience. Proficient with molecular biology methods, including: PCR, gel electrophoresis, plasmid DNA preparation, restriction enzyme analysis, cloning and colony screening. Experience with sequence analysis software (e.g. SnapGene, Sequencher, Lasergene, BLAST, etc.), including construct and primer design and sequence confirmation. Experience with characterization of recombinant proteins, including: ELISA, MSD, SDS-PAGE, protein quantitation, etc.. Preferred Qualifications: Commitment to ethical scientific investigations and rigorous experimental methods Ability and desire to multitask and function in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment Sense of urgency in performance of duties Interpersonal skills that promote a collaborative and productive lab environment Effective and efficient written and oral communication skills Submit cover letter and resume to: Without exception, applicants must submit both a cover letter and resume to be considered for these positions and must have experience in one of the fields listed above. Show full job description Apply Now
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