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Research Associate II
Ref No.: 18-07320
Location: San Francisco, California
We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Research Associate II to join our In Vitro Biology group. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, validating, and implementing biochemical and cell based assays to support characterization of Client small molecule and biologic therapeutics for projects in diverse therapeutic areas. Pharma/Biotech industry experience highly desirable.

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of this position include conducting assays appropriate for routine screening, performing investigative studies on the mechanism of action of Client compounds, and interpreting and communicating experimental findings to Research project teams. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of relevant experimental biology techniques, including: biochemical and cell-based assays (e.g., ELISA, qPCR, cellular proliferation, flow cytometry, etc.), and mammalian cell culture. Experience with in vitro immunology models is desirable. Experience working with radioactively labeled molecules is a plus. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and independent, responsive and proactive to project team goals, embrace cooperation and collaboration, and thrive in a dynamic, collegial research laboratory environment.