Sr. Research Associate - Protein Sciences

San Francisco, CA 94107

Posted: 05/02/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 13070

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Sr. Research Associate – Protein Sciences to be part of our Client’ s team in San Francisco. Our client is seeking a talented and motivated team member to support our research efforts in developing our antibody-based immuno-oncology therapeutics.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, and 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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Sr. Research Associate – Protein Sciences

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a company focused on delivering targeted, science-based biological products to improve crop productivity.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area, in the beautiful South San Francisco area.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Development of biosensor (SPR or BLI) based assay platforms for screening/characterization of antibody binding and specificity
  • Biophysical characterization of antibody stability and developability assessment using calorimetry (ITC, DSC), light scattering, and differential scanning fluorimetry (DSF) to support lead candidate selection
  • Organization and analysis of results, communicating and presenting findings in team meetings, and contributing to scientific publications
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing assays through data interpretation, identification of novel or alternate procedures and techniques, and timely execution
  • Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changing company priorities

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s or Master’ s degree in a life sciences discipline with at least five plus years of industry experience in developing assays using SPR, BLI, DSC, DSF, FTIR, AUC, and DLS
  • Good understanding of biophysical characterization of antibodies is must
  • Experience in standard protein analytical techniques including electrophoresis, Western Blot, ELISAs, HPLC, UV-Vis spectrophotometry
  • Proficiency in protein production and purification techniques (e.g., using peristaltic pumps, HPLC systems), ultrafiltration/diafiltration is a significant plus
  • Motivation to learn and use new and emerging techniques for mammalian cell culture, protein production, flow cytometry, and gene manipulation in cells
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic and flexible team environment
  • Ability to maintain detailed records of experimental methods and results
  • Ability to critically interpret and effectively present data
  • Adaptability to shifting priorities and changing work assignments

Brierly Lindberg

Have you ever been submitted by a recruiter, and never given any feedback? Here at Bayside Solutions, we hold ourselves to a higher standard than the average staffing agency. A tool is only as useful as the hand that wields it, just as I am only as useful as the candidates I associate with. My success is a byproduct of solid teamwork and transparency to ensure I put my contractors in the best possible position to succeed. With that in mind, I would enjoy the opportunity to learn more about you and start our relationship-based recruiting on a great note.
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