Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/15/2017 Job ID: 11369 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate I  to be part of our Client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biotechnical company focusing on the discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization of medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Research Associate I

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop and commercialize novel drugs for treating rare diseases.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Catalog and store specimens under appropriate archival conditions.
  • Label formalin fixed paraffin embedded specimens.
  • Label stained and unstained slides.
  • File H&E slides.
  • Help with labeling/assigning specimens in a portion of the collection to new database system.
  • Return/ship specimens to clinical or research sites as appropriate.
  • Assist other lab members with tasks to maintain lab schedule, lab equipment and specimen inventory.
  • Accessioning of human tissue research specimens (FFPE blocks, flash frozen tissues, and histologic slides) into the laboratory information management system (LIMs), following established laboratory processes and data entry guidelines.
  • Sub-cutting frozen human tissue to facilitate processing, adhering to established processes and safety practices.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.A./B.S. in biological sciences, 1+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or histology lab setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior database and/or histology experience is a plus.
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS Word and MS Excel skills)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Commitment to quality and detail.
  • Strong internal customer focus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Aqsa Khan

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career, Bayside Solutions is the right place. As a scientific recruiter at Bayside, I take pride in building strong relationships with my candidates as I help them find their dream job. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities, I am just a phone call away. I hope I get the pleasure to learn more about you and the opportunities that interest you.

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