Research Associate

Scientific Search
Palo Alto, CA
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Research Associate

Level I/II Bioanalytical Assay Development

Location: Near Palo Alto, CA

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From a dynamic culture to incredibly groundbreaking science, this group is not to be passed by. Are you looking to be part of a team where senior leadership hears you and wants your opinions? Do you look for positions that allow for you to grow and develop without feeling restrained? Is the science paramount in all that you do?

Some things you will do
  • Execute bioanalytical assays to support cell-based and in vivo studies. These assays will focus initially on detection and quantitation of target protein expression and mRNA cargo as well as immunogenicity and tolerability of the drug candidates.
  • Work closely with cell culture, in vivo, RNA production, and formulation teams to coordinate sample processing and bioanalytical assays.
  • Must be able to maintain accurate and well-organized laboratory records, worksheets, and notebooks.
  • Plan and perform experiments and analyze data with minor supervision
  • Present data at group meetings
  • Contribute to lab management activities

Some things you will bring:
  • BS in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, or a related life science field with 0-3 years of experience in a biotech company or fast-paced academic lab.
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of biochemical and molecular biology techniques.
  • Experience with a variety of analytical techniques including quantitative PCR, ELISA, and western blotting.
  • Experience with sample processing methods to support protein and nucleic acid detection from a variety of tissue types.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, data analysis software (e.g. GraphPad Prism).
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

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