Inovio is an innovative biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of its synthetic DNA technology targeted against cancers and infectious diseases. Inovio's proprietary technology has been demonstrated to consistently activate robust and fully functional T cell and antibody responses against targeted cancers and pathogens. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include AstraZeneca, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, GeneOne Life Science, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Cancer Institute, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC), The Wistar Institute, and the University of Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.
The Research Associate II works independently in the lab, solves complex problems, and masters a spectrum of techniques in both basic cell culture and immunology. The RAII may train RAI level scientific staff.
Essential job functions and duties
Independently perform humoral or cellular immunology assays.
Collaboratively assist others with immunology assays.
Perform blood and tissue sampling.
Present experimental results in departmental and/or company meetings as required.
Ensure proper documentation and record keeping is completed as required.
Perform duties while adhering to corporate policies and SOPs.
Perform general lab duties, such as reagents prep, stocking supplies, cleaning, and shipping and receiving.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, preferably in immunology, cell or molecular biology, or bioengineering.
Previous experience with performing immunological assays and handling human biological samples.
Two years of research experience within an academic or industry lab.
Demonstrated prior experience in good laboratory practices, experience in biological sciences.
Ability to work independently and complete assignments within the established timeline.
Ability to work collaboratively.
Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.
Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.