Research Associate / Senior Research Associate – Therapeutic Discovery

Position Specifics:

3T Biosciences is solving a major bottleneck in the field of immunotherapy – identifying novel targets that can be used to generate therapies to treat cancer in broad patient populations. We are developing transformative T cell receptor therapies for cancer and other immune-related diseases. Our proprietary experimental and computational technology allows us to identify novel T cell receptor targets as well as clinical toxicities to create safe and effective therapies.


We’re committed to making a difference for patients. Our focused, creative, and ambitious team makes 3T Biosciences the perfect engine to drive therapeutic solutions to reality. We’re looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to bring their talents to a fast-paced environment. ==

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining primary human T cells and cell lines
  • Analyzing functional T cell reactivity (flow cytometry, ELISA, killing assay)
  • Enriching T cell populations with FACS and magnetic sorting
  • Performing transfections and transductions on both primary cells and cell lines
  • Communicating results verbally, in writing, and in presentation format
  • Working and communicating effectively with others in the laboratory

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in a biology-related field
  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • Mammalian cell culture experience
  • Experience with immune assays such as flow cytometry and ELISA
  • At least one college-level immunology course
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently and in teams
  • Highly organized with excellent time management
  • Excellent written and verbal skills communicating research results, goals, progress and troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and communicate effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in functional assays with primary T cells or T cell lines
  • Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 techniques
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience using Asana and/or Benchling

Please contact [email protected] with your cover letter and resume.

3T Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer. We proudly celebrate diversity and are dedicated to inclusivity.

3T Biosciences does not accept profiles, candidate summaries, or resumes from recruiting vendors without a binding written agreement. Any unsolicited submission of services and or resumes in no way creates an obligation or duty by 3T Biosciences, implied or otherwise.

The anticipated salary range for fully qualified candidates applying for this role at 3T Biosciences California based location will be $75,000 – $100,000 (which may or may not include bonus, equity, or benefits). The final salary offered will be dependent on several factors that include and are not limited to relevant previous experience, job responsibilities and duration of experience, the type and length of experience within the industry and education.

Vaccine Mandate
Employees working in this position will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such s the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Applicants will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status.