aTyr Pharma is a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel immunological pathways. aTyr’s research and development efforts are concentrated on a newly discovered area of biology, the extracellular functionality and signaling pathways of tRNA synthetases. aTyr has built a global intellectual property estate directed to a potential pipeline of protein compositions derived from 20 tRNA synthetase genes and their extracellular targets. aTyr’s primary focus is ATYR1923, a clinical-stage product candidate which binds to the neuropilin-2 receptor and is designed to down-regulate immune engagement in inflammatory lung diseases. aTyr is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbol “LIFE”. For more information, please visit http://www.atyrpharma.com.
Patients and their challenges provide tremendous drive and meaning to what we do at aTyr. We seek a talented and successful individual that deeply desires to participate in our process to make medicines that change a patient’s life forever.
We are seeking a Senior Research Associate with experience in ELISA-based assay development and sample testing to join our In Vitro Biology team working on the development of novel therapeutics for serious diseases.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in ELISA based techniques, including the development of assays and testing of clinical and pre-clinical samples. Experience with cell culture and a variety of cell-based assays would be helpful. The candidate should be comfortable working with human serum samples and primary cells. Experience in standard biochemical techniques is required. Must be able to accurately communicate, document and present your findings from a wide range of experimental studies. This candidate will work with experienced scientists at aTyr to discover and develop novel immunomodulatory molecules, and make an important contribution to our research team.
Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related subject with 5+ years of research experience in a hands-on laboratory role
Well versed in biochemical and immunological techniques including ELISA
Experience or willingness to work with human serum/plasma samples
Familiar in cell culture & cell-based assays
The ability and enthusiasm to learn new techniques and apply them carefully to solve biological problems
Capable of designing experiments, generating data and interpreting results in collaboration with a highly motivated team
An excellent communicator, well-organized and able to work effectively in a team environment to assist the success of the team
Further Recruiting Information
For additional information about aTyr Pharma, please visit our website at www.atyrpharma.com. aTyr Pharma, Inc. is an EEO employer.
In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, aTyr Pharma also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) matching contribution.
For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter referencing job 176RA to email@example.com. aTyr Pharma, Inc. is an EEO employer.