Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/26/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 4869

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.

 

Duties:
  • We have an opportunity for a talented and highly motivated Research Associate I/II to join our efforts to explore the development of new  therapeutic modalities within the Early Discovery Biochemistry Department.
  • Specifically, you will be helping us implement and develop a novel technology focused on discovering peptide-based macrocycles for targets of interest across a wide range of therapeutic areas.
  • This work will include protein purification, PCR/qPCR methods, peptide display experiments, analyzing next generation sequencing data, and designing/implementing/analyzing in vitro biochemical biophysical protein/peptide assays.
  • This will be a two-year contract position that will include work on joint projects between Genentech (US) and Roche (Switzerland) and may require meetings outside of standard business hours due to time zone differences a few times per month.

 

 

Skills:

  • Expertise in molecule biology methods and protein biochemistry/assays is required. 
  • Experience in display technologies (phage, yeast, mRNA, ribosome) and/or binding/biophysical assays (ELISA, SPR, ITC or BLI) is a plus.
  • The selected candidate must be motivated, thoughtful and capable of working both independently and in a collaborative team setting. Strong problem solving, organizational and communication skills are also required.
  • A strong publication record reflecting prior experience is also highly desired as some work completed with this position may be published.

 

Education:

  • A B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology or related discipline with three or more years of technical experience in protein biochemistry and molecular biology is required.
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