Previous Job
Sr Research Associate, Cell Biology - CA
Ref No.: 16-01374
Location: San Diego, California
Start Date / End Date: 07/05/2016 to 07/01/2017

We are seeking a contractor Senior Research Associate for a 40 hr week position. Sr RA to characterize the mechanism of action of Client compounds for various disease indications in the Protein Homeostasis TCoE.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform experimental research related to one or more programs
Design research protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator
Maintain an accurate, comprehensible, current laboratory journal
Train others on new skills and procedures
Communicate results in written and oral presentations. Write protocols, procedures and technical reports

Skills/Knowledge Required:

Applicants should have completed Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Genetics, Biology, Immunology, or Biochemistry with three or more years of wet lab research experience.

PhD candidates will not be considered.

Successful candidates will be able to conduct experimental protocols with minimal supervision and analyze and troubleshoot experiments.
Candidates should demonstrate strong background in molecular biology techniques (Molecular Cloning, qRT-PCR, transfections, etc), cell and tissue culture, immunoassays, flow cytometry, small-scale protein purification, SDS-PAGE and Immunoblot.
Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, statistical programs and have exceptional organizational skill and ability to accurately document activities.
Candidates should have excellent organizational and time management skills and be willing to work occasionally weekend and evening hours.
Strong communication skills with the demonstration of emotional intelligence and the ability to work within a matrix organization are essential.