Careers

At  Cure Science Institute, we work toward a future that is patient and data-centric to improve care delivery and develop cutting edge solutions. Our goal is to understand the disruption of the immune system by diseases and leverage omics technologies to develop personalized therapeutics. Please check out below open positions.

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter to info@curescience.org

At this time, CureScience will not sponsor applicants for work visas or relocation. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Open Positions

 

Postdoctoral scientist - Immunology

We're actively seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to add to our growing team. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and creative environment with an interdisciplinary team of individuals who are passionate about what they do.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be responsible for executing scientific research in the laboratory specifically related to the development of innovative stem cell based therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and conducts day-to-day experimental activities relating to assigned research projects

  • Uses professional concepts to contribute to the development of the lab technology base and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways

  • Develop experimental protocols and SOPs required for product development;

  • Follows guidelines on data entry, conservation, and sharing

  • Presents research findings at internal meetings and conferences

  • Will contribute to scientific publication as well as research proposals and grant applications in collaboration with CureScience staff

  • Retains accurate records of research findings, along with analysis of results in a detailed, up-to-date laboratory notebook

  • Utilizes safe laboratory protocols

  • Maintains lab in a clean and high-functioning condition

  • Interfacing with external scientists on collaborative programs

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

The Postdoctoral Research Associate should have a strong theoretical and technical background of current laboratory assays and techniques in the areas of cell biology, molecular biology, Immunology, and Virology. The candidate should have strong communication skills and computer skills. The position requires experience in the following areas:

  • Cell culture Technique

  • Familiarity with cell biological and immunological protocols for studies in vitro and in vivo animal models

  • Experience in flow cytometry and flow analysis using FlowJo® software

  • Familiarity with initiating and maintaining primary cell cultures

  • ELISA, ELISpot, and Fluorospot

  • Proven capability to carry out and follow through complex research programs

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • A strong record of publications
     

Qualifications

 

Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Immunology or related field is required. Proven track record of laboratory research and leadership, as well as knowledge of current scientific techniques, are a must.

 

 

Scientist - Bioinformatics


We're actively seeking a Associate to add to our growing team. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and creative environment with an interdisciplinary team of individuals who are passionate about what they do.The Associate will be responsible for executing scientific research in the laboratory specifically related to the development of innovative informatics pipelines.


Responsibilities

  • Lead computational pipelines, mathematical modeling, statistical analysis methods, and machine learning approaches

  • Serve as the primary collaborator the development of data visualization software and analysis algorithms for data intensive problems

  • Contribute to the strategic planning, design, development, implementation, and financial management of program objectives, procedures, processes and standards

  • Lead designing and implementing multi-omics research projects 

  • Responsible for data analysis and software compilations including next generation sequence alignment, polymorphism identification, expression analysis, and visualization tools and browsers

  • Summarizes and visualizes data analyses results in the form suitable for written reports, and makes preliminary interpretations of the data

  • Participates in scientific discussions and bridges research, collaborators and other internal/external research and clinical teams

  • Develop, test, and maintain modular software pipelines for genome sequencing, assembly, annotation, metagenomic analysis, and genotyping using high-throughput sequencing platforms 

  • Manages data including loading and querying data from database systems, downloading omic data from public repositories, and transforming data to the necessary formats

  • Make oral presentations at professional/scientific meetings, workshops, and seminar series.

  • Identify, evaluate, and incorporate relevant algorithms and software pipelines by reviewing pertinent literature in bioinformatics and computational biology


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in research environment

  • Background and work knowledge in algorithms, scientific computing, and machine learning or statistics

  • Familiar with C/C++, Java, Perl, python, R, and the Unix (Linux) environment

  • Experiences in manipulating, analyzing, and annotating genomic (e.g. NGS) and proteomics data sets both in exploratory and pipelined fashions

 

Education Requirement:

Master of Science Degree in Biology, Computer Science, Electric Engineering, Computational biology, or Bioinformatics, or Master of Science/ Engineering in relevant fields (e.g. Biology with strong quantitative training, biostatistics with concentration in bioinformatics) or

PhD in Systems Biology, Computer Science, Computational Biology, or a directly related field of research specialization, Preferred

 

Technician - Life sciences

The Research Technician will be responsible for providing skilled support for product research and development relevant to cellular biology, molecular biology and immunology. The responsibilities will include passaging cell lines, performing transfections and developing stable cell lines. Included in this position are additional requirements for isolation of primary cells from animal model organs or human source tissues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining cell lines and perform transfections

  • Preparation of primary cells

  • Establishing primary cultures from model organism and source tissues

  • Producing stable cell lines

  • Isolation of DNA and RNA from cells and tissue

  • Configure, operate and maintain specialized equipment

  • Troubleshoot procedures and assist in implementing modifications to research protocols

  • Prepare and present written and oral progress reports concerning studies; assist with the assembly, organization and interpretation of results

  • Train others in the proper use of laboratory equipment and technical procedures

  • Assist scientists with access and use of the shared resource

  • Performs assigned research tasks ranging from routine to complex procedures related to cell and molecular biology; may be asked to develop new technologies or adopt protocols from other labs

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • BS or higher in a biological discipline

  • 1 or more years maintaining cell cultures

  • Proven skill in with primary cell culture and developing primary cell lines from tissues

  • Demonstrated experience in transfection of plasmid DNA

  • Prior or current experience with stem cells is beneficial

  • Candidate should be familiar with MS Office tools such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Attention to detail and maintaining an accurate lab notebook

  • Ability to balance multiple requests and assignments

  • A customer service mindset that includes strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team effort and as an individual contributor

  • Willingness to learn new techniques and procedures

 

Program Director

 

Job Summary:

 

The primary responsibility of the Program Director is to establish an internal and external framework and lead the organization in achieving its mission. Establish ROI metrics and milestones for all the activities and identify tangential opportunities in advancing the mission of CureScience

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify community, Philanthropic and other stakeholders relevant to the mission of CureScience

  • Manage internal staff to lead and achieve the goals of CureScience

  • Initiate contacts with external stakeholders with a focus on identifying synergies

  • Develop a framework for partnerships (scientific, community and funding) and lead the implementation with appropriate metrics in hand.

  • Identify funding sources including funding organizations and philanthropic individuals.

  • Engage funding sources and develop a grant writing framework.

  • Engage internal and external stakeholders in applying for grants and delivering milestones.

  • Recruit appropriate individuals to support various activities of CureScience

  • Develop and manage processes for identifying new opportunities within the organization or in partnership with external partners

Experience:

  • At least five years of experience at an executive level in the nonprofit sector

  • Two or more years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits

  • Two or more years of experience in grant writing with a successful outcome

  • History of working with scientists, community organizers, high net worth individuals and charities.

  • A minimum of Bachelors degree in management or related field. A combination of management with the background in biomedical, clinical or related fields is advantageous

  • Strong interpersonal, writing and editing skills

  • Expertise in financial management is essential

  • Ability to work independently and promptly

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10225 Barnes Canyon Road, #A207

San Diego, CA 92121

(858) 800 CURE (2873)

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