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Research Associate I
Ref No.: 18-04284
Location: South San Francisco, California
Duties:
  • We have a position in our Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology department.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the execution of a cell-based screen using the CRISPR-Cas9 technology.
  • This implies that the candidate will operate a Biomek FX liquid handler.
  • The read-out of the screen will be ELISA and/or MSD based and under the responsibility of the candidate.
  • In addition, the candidate will be in charge of testing small molecule inhibitors in a cell-based assay to support a drug-development program and understand the mechanism-of-action of these molecules.
Skills:
  • Strong experience in ELISA and MSD technologies and in the use of plate readers is required.
  • Experience in executing cell-based assays is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in isolating, stimulating of human primary cells.
  • Experience with multi-color FACS is a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated, and meet timelines efficiently and productively.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Education:
The candidate must have a BS/MS degree and preferably 3+ years experience in cell biology/cell-based assay.