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Research Associate I
Ref No.: 18-02760
Location: South San Francisco, California
Be a Research Associate I for one of the top global leaders in cancer treatments team! Two-thirds of this company's Research and Development projects are being developed with companion diagnostics.

Our Client's culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients' lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the "Top Twenty Employers " in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Duties:
  • The successful candidate will develop and implement biochemical and immunoassays for protein quantification and characterization using automation and liquid handling systems.
  • The individual will analyze data and report results using commercially available and customized software in multiple assay methodologies.
  • Responsibilities will also include transferring developed assays to the CRO and ensuring the results are comparable to in house generated data.
  • In addition, the candidate will also be responsible for shipping samples to the CRO by obtaining the necessary paper work and preparing the samples for shipping.

Skills:
  • We are seeking a highly motivated candidate who possesses excellent analytical skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to keep detailed and accurate records, and the capacity and desire to learn new methodologies.
  • This individual should have prior lab experience and familiarity with immunoassays and automation.
  • Assay development experience is required.
  • In addition, the individual will be expected to incorporate automation in his/her daily work, develop new applications, and have strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as a collaborative environment is preferred.
  • Competent in using various data analysis and reporting software such as Microsoft Excel, Prism, and PowerPoint is preferred.

Education:
B.S. degree with at least 3 years of relevant experience in either academic institutes or biotech/pharmaceutical companies.