Research Associate

San Rafael, CA 94901

Posted: 01/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research Job Number: 5362

Our client focuses on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases.



We are looking for highly motivated and hardworking Research Associate I/II for molecular biology and protein expression group to coordinate and perform activities required to generate high quality research grade material to support therapeutic programs



  • Molecular Biology, Expression vector cloning and DNA sequencing
  • Proficiency in DNA analysis software’ s like Vector, NTI, SNAPGENE, etc.
  • ddPCR and qPCR based quantitation of AAV samples
  • Protein binding assays (ForteBio Octet, ELISA, Biacore)
  • Excellent record keeping abilities and accurate documentation of experiments in ELN
  • Writing protocols and presenting data in project and team meetings
  • Communicate and collaborate in a cross-functional team
  • Compliance with the lab safety procedures
  • Training opportunities will be available for additional techniques



The suitable candidate will have following experience/skills:

  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience in laboratory setting
  • Demonstrable experience of molecular biology techniques
  • Practical knowledge of DNA purification and working knowledge of software’s like SNAPGENE and Vector NTI
  • Experience with protein binding assays (ForteBio Octet, ELISA, Biacore)
  • Experience with flow cytometry is a plus
  • Excellent record keeping abilities to adequately record, analyze and document data
  • Highly motivated to work and actively contribute in the laboratory environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and independent, multi-tasking and collaborative in a cross-functional team.



  • Minimum requirement BS in Biology or Biochemistry and 2-4 years of relevant experience
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