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Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11656 Pay Rate: $21.00 - $35.00

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.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Physiological Chemistry Department with our client in a contract position. A successful candidate will participate in the identification of novel components in innate immune responses and cell death pathways. Experiments will involve cell engineering, microscopy, and in vivo mouse studies.

This is a wet laboratory position where the candidate is expected to thrive in the many collaborative opportunities of this dynamic and fast-paced environment of cutting-edge basic science. The drive to advance projects and multi-task with discipline is important.

Responsibilities of the position include:
  • Execute cell engineering projects
  • Assist with in vivo mouse studies
  • Interact with cross functional team members and collaborators
  • Present data at laboratory meetings and journal club

Job Requirements

Requirements:
  • Bachelors or Masters with 2+ years bench work experience
  • Cell culture experience
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to interpret and present data at meetings
  • Ability to take initiative and solve problems independently
  • Willingness to work with animal models

Desired Experience:
  • Basic computational literacy
  • Strong interest in microbiology and immunology

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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