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Senior Research Associate, Protein Engineering

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 03/21/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11132 Pay Rate: $100k - $110k

Job Description

Our client is a clinical stage gene therapy company developing a novel technology platform that can provide safe and persistent control of targeted gene regulation.

What you will accomplish:
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and optimization of high-throughput protein engineering protocols and methodologies for desired improvements.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and optimization of screening assays (in vivo and in vitro) and selection methods for engineered protein variants.
  • Integrate high-throughput laboratory automation into experimental workflows.
  • Document experiments and findings in accurate, detailed, and timely manner. Regular oral and written communication of data and results to senior staff and team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in biological science/biochemistry/chemical biology or related field with 3 years of related R&D experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in molecular cloning.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency and experience in any of the following:
  • Culturing and experimentation in mammalian cell culture.
  • Protein expression, purification and in vitro assay development.
  • CRISPR/Cas screening.
  • Flow cytometry, FACS, ELISA, RT-qPCR, and or related gene/protein expression analysis methods.
  • NGS assay design and Illumina library preparation.

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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