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Research Associate II - Bioprocess Development
Ref No.: 19-06744
Location: South San Francisco, California
Research Associate II - Bioprocess Development
South San Francisco, CA
W2, Full-Time Hours


Job description

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated researcher to work on developing new technologies to improve cell line development processes for new molecule modalities.
  • The successful candidate will learn stable CHO cell line development for clinical and commercial manufacturing using Genentech's industry-leading targeted integration expression technology.
  • The candidate will be responsible for improving targeted integration processes and/or host genome editing.
  • The ideal candidate will have expertise in gene editing and/or cell therapy techniques that can be applied to bioprocessing.
  • This is an ideal position for a researcher who is enthusiastic about innovation, gaining drug development experience, and delving into new therapeutic modalities.
  • As such the position requires excellent communication skills, the desire to learn about and integrate multiple aspects of drug development and a passion for generating therapeutics for patients.
  • The selected individual is expected to work independently with minimal supervision to design and execute different experiments in parallel.
Skills and qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will possess expertise in molecular and cell biology including DNA and cell manipulation, gene copy number analysis, and an appropriate level of bioinformatics and data science.
  • The candidate must be skilled in communication and presentation and is able to clearly convey complex ideas and data both verbally and written.
  • Expectations for this position include a strong work ethic, ability to work well with others and robust problem-solving skills.
Education
The candidate should have a B.S. or M.S with preferably 2+ years of experience, or a PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or other related disciplines.