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Internships

Ichor Therapeutics engages in research projects ranging from laboratory automation, to stem cell biology, animal husbandry, and beyond. Each intern will work with staff researchers to design and complete independent and group projects. Interns are expected to give weekly oral presentations of their research, create a poster at the conclusion of the internship, and if appropriate, publish the results of their experiments.

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Full-time and part-time positions

Research Scientist – Biochemistry (full-time)
PAY: DoE

DESCRIPTION: Ichor Therapeutics is looking for a Full-Time biochemist to joint our Biochemistry research group. The successful applicant will have PhD-level training in biochemistry or a related discipline (ABD acceptable) and have experience in producing recombinant proteins in yeast, particularly enzymes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Pichia pastoris in bioreactors and shaker flasks. Experience with glycobiology and glycoengineering preferred. Applicant will be responsible for  all aspects of protein production and characterization, including vector design, host system selection, expression optimization, prep design and execution, purity assessment, sequence confirmation, structure evaluation, and activity confirmation. Applicant should have experience with FPLC, including affinity, ion exchange, and size exclusion chromatography. The position will require meticulous documentation effective presentation of methods and data both in written and oral formats. The successful candidate will work as part of a 3-4 member department, and will receive extensive opportunities to cross-train in other departments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in biochemistry or related field (ABD acceptable)
  • Technical expertise in recombinant protein production in yeast, experience with enzymes and glycoengineering preferred
  • Experience in assay development and prep design is essential
  • Must be able to operate independently and as a part of a team for execution of projects of varying scale

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Extensive wet lab and aseptic cell culture experience
  • Expertise in designing and performing RT-qPCR assays, mammalian cell transformations, and data analysis and interpretation
  • Familiarity with imaging and microscopy techniques
  • Broad skills and experience with molecular biology techniques
  • Clear and effective communication, including detailed scientific reporting and record keeping

 

Research Scientist – Cell biology (full-time)
PAY: DoE

DESCRIPTION: Ichor Therapeutics is seeking a Cell Biologist with a broad range of experimental and technical expertise to fill an available Scientist position.  The ideal candidate for this position will be highly comfortable working independently to design and perform a broad range of in vitro experiments and assays for internal and external stakeholders.

PhD in biological sciences preferred (ABD acceptable); MS with 3-5+ years of experience considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Independently design and execute original experiments to support a variety of research projects
  • Optimize and/or troubleshoot new and existing processes
  • Follow established protocols and SOPs
  • Documentation in compliance with GLP standards
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with a small team of skilled technicians and interdepartmental colleagues to complete experiments

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Extensive wet lab and aseptic cell culture experience
  • Expertise in designing and performing RT-qPCR assays, mammalian cell transformations, and data analysis and interpretation
  • Familiarity with imaging and microscopy techniques
  • Broad skills and experience with molecular biology techniques
  • Clear and effective communication, including detailed scientific reporting and record keeping

 

Licensed veterinary technician (full-time)
PAY: DoE

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a licensed veterinary technician in the state of New York. Previous lab animal work preferred but not mandatory. Non-smoker. Must be able to lift 30lbs.

DESCRIPTION: Work includes daily monitoring of the animals, assisting and performing study procedures, quality control of the facility, documentation of procedures, and general maintenance of facility. Must be meticulous and able to work in a clean facility according to SOPs and regulations. Knowledge of Microsoft Office necessary.

 

Veterinary assistant (full-time)
PAY: DoE

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, college preferred. Previous animal care work necessary. Non-smoker. Must be able to lift 30lbs.

DESCRIPTION: Work includes daily monitoring of animals, ensuring animals have food and water, providing animals with new cages, general maintenance of facility, quality control of the facility, and documentation of procedures. Must be meticulous and able to work in a clean facility according to SOPs and regulations.

 

Cage cleaners (part-time)
PAY: Please inquire

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma. Non-smokers. Must be able to lift 30lbs.

DESCRIPTION: Work includes washing animal cages, preparing animal cages for use, and documenting work performed. Must be meticulous and able to work in a clean facility according to SOPs and regulations. Previous animal related work preferred but not mandatory.

Benefits (full-time only)

  • Employer matching contribution to health insurance
  • Employer matching contribution to vision and dental
  • 10 days paid vacation
  • 3 days sick / personal