Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 08/20/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 4674

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.


  • A  contractor  position in  the Discovery Proteomics group.
  • The candidate will be working as part of a team that focuses on  application of various mass spectrometric techniques in support of early basic research and drug discovery.
  • Our research  includes  identification and characterization of proteins, post translational modifications, and protein protein interactions. 
  • Basic knowledge on operation and maintenance of multiple instruments including HPLC, mass spectrometers, and data analysis of proteomics data is preferred. 
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the development and  implementation of  automation of various proteomics workflow.




  • The ideal candidate will be proficient in a variety of mass spectrometric methodologies, have hands-on experience with immuno-affinity and various wet-lab techniques, and have strong informatic skills. 
  • Strong instrumentation troubleshooting skills and experience working with various analytical automation platforms is a plus. 
  • Must be a team player with strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, able to multi-task, and willing and eager to learn new technologies.



  • We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with BS/MS degree in chemistry or biochemistry.
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