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Research Technician II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 01/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11025 Pay Rate: $19.00 - $38.00

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.

  • Seeking a highly talented and passionate Research Technician II for a cutting-edge project in single-cell and spatial biology.
  • The successful candidate will be embedded in the lab, and implement advanced genetic screening experiments in single-cell and spatial biology.
  • They will collect large-scale, quantitative perturbation data to facilitate the development and application of computational algorithms, and decipher complex cellular circuits.
  • An important part of the role will consist in communicating results, and iterating on experimental design with members of the Lab.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position will:
  • Have a Bachelor's or Masters degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related field.
  • Be well-versed in designing and executing cell and molecular biology experiments, interpreting data, and making figures.
  • Have experience with molecular biology techniques and mammalian tissue culture.
  • Particular experience in one or more of viral vector technology, single-cell RNA-seq, CRISPR-based genome editing and programming skills are preferred, but not required.
  • Be self-motivated, analytical, highly organized, and have great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute to lab organization and technology development.
  • Demonstrate a passion for science and eagerness to learn.
The successful candidate may expect from us:
  • An opportunity to gain expertise in state-of-the-art technologies and pioneering research.
  • Strong exposure in the field of pooled genetic screenings.
  • Participation in seminar series featuring academic and industry scientists.
  • Mentoring to further develop professional skills and career.
  • Campus-like lifestyle with a healthy work-life balance.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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