Research Associate

Recruiter
Gladstone Institutes
Location
San Francisco, California
Posted
Nov 08, 2019
Closes
Nov 14, 2019
Ref
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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
Overview

The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), contributing to the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the areas of heart disease, HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Gladstone is composed of three separate institutes and approximately 400 employees. Our employees receive exceptional benefits. We are located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus. Gladstone has consistently ranked as one of the top places to work in academia in the United States.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be working on a project focused on studying host-virus interactions. You will be working on a project focused on studying host-virus interactions. This role is an excellent opportunity to learn a number of valuable, cutting-edge techniques in cell biology and proteomics while working with a dynamic and interdisciplinary research team. The specific role(s) will include generating cell lines expressing affinity tagged viral proteins, affinity purification and sample preparation for mass spectrometry analysis and molecular biology, and virological-based assays for viral replication under BSL2 conditions.

Requirements

Skills required:

  • AA/AS degree in a related field and 4+ years of work experience in biological sciences or an appropriate scientific field.
  • B.S./B.A. in a related field and 2+ years of work experience in biological sciences or an appropriate scientific field.
  • M.S./M.A. in a related field.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, PCR, and western blotting.
  • Mammalian cell culture experience.
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines; recognize and resolve problems while maintaining a high level of organization.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to interface with the team to review and analyze the results.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and/or Powerpoint).


Preferred skills:

  • Generating stable cell lines and characterizing them.
  • Transfection or viral transduction.
  • Affinity purifications of proteins.
  • Preparation for samples for mass spectrometric analysis.
  • Experience with managing large datasets and/or databases.
  • Experience with statistical data analysis.


Title and salary will be commesurate with education and experience.

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