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Consider Joining the Heligenics Team

A massively parallelized platform for assaying molecular functions 

Job Openings

Heligenics is looking for candidates to join our small team and help Heligenics change the future of personalized medicine. Heligenics offers a base salary, full benefits including health insurance, 401K plan with matching, and stock options.These are on-site positions in Las Vegas.  The searches will remain open until filled. The start date is as soon as possible.Heligenics plans to hire about 40 employees over the next three years. If you do not see a position that interested you today please reach out to be informed about future positions.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please identify the position that you are interested and submit a copy of your CV.

 

Job description

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I/II/III

 

Heligenics is an exciting startup company that aims to transform Personalized Medicine. We have developed a proprietary technology called the GigaAssay that enables us to measure how genetic variation in human genes impacts gene function on a timeline that has previously been impossible. This technology has widespread applications across all levels of patient care and drug development. For more info on Heligenics please check out our website: http://www.heligenics.com.

 

We are looking for candidates to join our small team and help Heligenics change the future of personalized medicine. The position is for a Research Associate I/II/III, with the nature of the final position and level of remuneration being dependent on the candidate’s level of experience. Heligenics offers a base salary, comprehensive benefits (health, dental & vision insurance), 401K plan with matching, bonus and stock options. This is an on-site position in Las Vegas.

 

The search will remain open until filled. The start date is as soon as possible.

 

This role is focused on cell engineering with a strong tissue culture focus. Core job responsibilities include:

  • Using lentivirus to engineer human cell lines to express fluorescent reporters, over-expression constructs or to generate knock in or knock out of various genes.

  • Single cell cloning of engineered cell lines and screening clones for activity.

  • Developing and validating flow cytometry-based reporter assays.

  • Managing cell culture stocks and laboratory supplies.

  • Maintaining accurate records in a Laboratory Information Management System.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to group discussions relating to GigaAssay design and optimization.

  • Occasionally reporting performance against goals and standards

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates must;

  • Have mammalian tissue culture experience. Previous experience with lentivirus production and/or flow cytometry is a plus. Experience with managing maintenance of multiple cell lines simultaneously will also be advantageous.

  • Have a research-focused mindset and be willing to develop a deep understanding of the work they perform.

  • Be able to multi-task and manage staggered multi-week workflows.

  • Take self-responsibility for duties to be performed at a high standard and in a time-efficient manner.

  • Be able to follow laboratory protocols, safety procedures and safely operate laboratory equipment.

We are looking for candidates that can get excited about growing an emerging technology and are willing to come up with creative approaches to answer difficult questions. As a growing start-up, this position will have great opportunities for career growth and advancement.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please attach your CV/resume and cover letter to scardozo@heligenics.com (Sandra Cardozo, HR Manager). Resumes will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

 

 

Industry

  • Biotechnology

Employment Type

Full-time

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