Scientist / Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

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Company :
Fate Therapeutics, Inc.

Location :
San Diego, California

Expiry Date :
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Scientist / Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology
Job code 358JO
Fate Therapeutics is currently seeking a motivated, conscientious, and talented individual
with experience with in vivo studies to assist our immuno-oncology teams in performing
studies involving analyses of our cellular therapy candidates. This is a full-time position
reporting to the Associate Director, In Vivo Pharmacology and is located at the
Company s corporate headquarters in San Diego, California.
Design, execute and analyze in vivo experiments to support cell therapy product
development, test therapeutic hypotheses and build new mouse models and technology
platforms for Fate s cell therapies
Perform rodent studies including drug administration (IP, SC and IV), bleeding, imaging
and tissue collection
Analyze blood and tissues using a battery of cell and molecular biology techniques
(histology, flow cytometry, DNA/RNA/Protein, etc.)
Culture primary and immortalized cells
Data collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation
Collaborate with multiple scientists across various project teams
Maintain a high level of professional expertise through scientific literature
Manage direct reports
Embody the ideal virtues of a team player by striving to be humble, hungry and smart
B.S. degree in Cell Biology, Immunology or other related fields with 8+ years, or M.S.
with 5+ years, or PhD with 2+ years of laboratory experience in an academic,
biotechnology, or pharmaceutical setting
Experience working with preclinical tumor models, including mouse handling, dosing,
tumor cell implantation, tumor growth analysis and tissue collection techniques
Experience with cell culture
Experience in cell and molecular biology analysis of tissues and cells
Experience with PDX and orthotopic models a plus
Experience managing direct reports a plus
Strong attention to detail, analytical, time management, organizational and
interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fastpaced biotech environment
Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Will require working with cells and cell lines of human and/or animal origin
Occasional weekend and/or evening hours required
100% on site work at corporate headquarters in San Diego, CA
The preceding job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by
employees within this classification. Additional and incidental duties related to the primary
duties may be required from time to time.
For consideration send cover letter and resume to: and
reference job code 358JO
About Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the
development of first-in-class cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorders.
The Company has established a leadership position in the clinical development and
manufacture of universal, off-the-shelf cell products using its proprietary induced
pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product platform. The Company s immuno-oncology product
candidates include natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell cancer immunotherapies, which are
designed to synergize with well-established cancer therapies, including immune checkpoint
inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies, and to target tumor-associated antigens with
chimeric antigen receptors (CARs). The Company s immuno-regulatory product candidates
include ProTmune , a pharmacologically modulated, donor cell graft that is currently being
evaluated in a Phase 2 clinical trial for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease, and a
myeloid-derived suppressor cell immunotherapy for promoting immune tolerance in
patients with immune disorders. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For
more information, please visit .