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Research Associate I

Dixon, CA 95620

Posted: 03/17/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11142 Pay Rate: $32.00 - $34.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

  • The Molecular Biology department seeks a motivated laboratory researcher who will assist in the discovery of groundbreaking therapeutics by supporting the primary research of several hundred internal customers.
  • The responsibilities include processing samples in the laboratory (both manually and via laboratory robotics), analyzing and performing quality control of genetic data, and helping to evaluate and implement new technologies.
  • Applicants should have a learning mindset, be able to work in a fluid and diverse environment and possess a strong desire to participate in research support efforts while feeling comfortable working primarily in a laboratory setting.

  • Basic understanding of PCR, quantitative/real-time PCR (TaqMan; 5 nuclease assay), and other nucleic acid amplification and detection techniques. You should demonstrate the ability to create basic PCR and qPCR assays.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • A more qualified candidate would also have functional knowledge regarding routine mammalian genetic constructs used in genome engineering, such as conditional knock-out models employing the Cre-Lox system.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Life Sciences or engineering, with one to two years job experience in an academic or industrial research laboratory (university and class experience does not qualify).

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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