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Research Associate I, Biologics - Cellular Immunology - Redwood City CA

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Redwood City, US, 94063

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Research Associate—Cellular Immunology


Teva Pharmaceuticals, Biologics Division, located in Redwood City, is seeking a highly motivated research associate with a strong immunology background to participate in the discovery and validation of novel biotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory disease. 


Essential duties and responsibilities: 


Primary responsibilities will be the development, optimization and execution of immune cell-based assays to support biotherapeutic lead discovery and to investigate the mechanism of action of candidate lead molecules. The successful candidate will be expected to independently manage small projects, work to tight timelines and contribute to the management of laboratory operations.


BS or MA in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry or related field with 3-8 years of practical immunology experience in an industry setting (biotechnology or pharmaceutical).

Prior experience in contemporary immunological techniques, including isolation and stimulation of primary immune cells, multi-color flow cytometry, quantitative ELISA, proliferation assays, pathway specific cell-based reporter assays

Prior experience in biotherapeutic drug discovery together with a good understanding of ligand-receptor biology

Exceptional organizational, problem solving and collaborative skills

Must be self-motivated and proactive, able to multi-task, and detail oriented with good notebook practices

Must be able to work independently to meet tight timelines efficiently and productively

Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as effective listening and interpersonal skills

Prior experience in tumor immunology and/or T cell biology is highly desirable


Research & Development

Sub Function

Biological Research

Reports To

Scientist I

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

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