Research Associate, Protein Sciences

South San Francisco, California
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 02, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Surrozen is seeking a creative, self-motivated individual with a passion for experimental science to join our founding team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on cutting edge science and take part in building an exciting, science driven company.

Key Responsibilities:

* Support the production of a wide variety of proteins, including antibodies, protein complexes, and membrane proteins

* Perform small to large scale recombinant protein expression in HEK, CHO and baculovirus expression systems

* Optimize expression systems to maximize protein production output and product quality

* Stable cell line generation and managing cell inventory

* Coordinate activities with functional groups and project teams


* A Bachelors or Maters degree in Bioengineering, Protein Biochemistry or related disciplines with 1-2 years of industry experience

* Prior experience with mammalian cell culture for recombinant protein expression

* Experience in recombinant DNA technologies is a plus

* Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and contribute to multiple projects

* Exceptional attention to detail, self-motivation, and creative thinking are essential

* Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills are required


* We offer a dynamic start-up environment and a collaborative, passionate team

* Excellent benefits, including competitive employer contributions

* Stock options

* Paid vacation, sick time and holidays

* Shuttle service to/from Caltrain, BART and the SSF Ferry

* State of the art research facility complete with bowling alley and onsite gym (see the amenities available at The Cove [