Research Associate III

South San Francisco, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/14/2017 Job ID: 11367 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate III  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 III

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:
  • Perform translational research to develop and profile diagnostic biomarkers in both preclinical and clinical samples.
  • Translate complex molecular biomarker data into useful diagnostic tools that can guide understanding of drug activity in patient tumors and identify subsets of patients who may benefit from specific therapeutic interventions.

Required Qualifications:
  • M.S. degree, with a minimum of 6 years hands-on laboratory research experience, or Ph.D. degree, with hands-on laboratory research experience (or equivalent) in either an academic or corporate environment is requested.
  • Knowledge of oncology principles and experimental techniques, as well as proven, hands-on experience with molecular biology (i.e. PCR, NGS) and cellular biology (i.e. primary cell culture, enrichment assays, and flow cytometry) techniques is required.
  • Demonstrate an ability to independently design, perform and analyze experiments.
  • Prior experience in the area of gastrointestinal cancer biology and hematologic malignancies, genomics, bioinformatics, and/or biostatistics is highly desirable.
  • Experience in using programming language such as R, MATLAB, or Python for complex data analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills, and an ability to succeed in a teamwork-oriented environment are a must.
  • Experience in cancer biology, genomic technologies, data analysis and management are highly desirable.
  • Experience working with data generated by high-throughput molecular assays, with a particular emphasis on next-generation sequencing technologies is a plus. 

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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