Research Associate, Target Discovery

South San Franciscio, CA 94080

Posted: 01/25/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 14753

Research Associate, Target Discovery

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a microbiome drug discovery platform to develop novel therapeutics in a range of disease.
  • 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:
  • Ability to consistently execute a diverse set of established protein binding assays ensuring assay standards and quality controls meet acceptable cutoffs.
  • Working in a matrix-based environment, and the ability to ensure experiment prioritization and communicate clearly. 
  • The role will focus on performance of protein binding techniques investigating pharmacokinetic and target identification studies. 
  • Assays will include ELISA, co-immunoprecipitation and immunohistochemistry and proteomics.
  • Experience with eukaryotic cell culture and participation in projects dependent on external contractors is desirable.


Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree or higher in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, immunology, molecular biology or related fields with 3+ years of laboratory experience in a biotech or pharma setting.
  •   Broad experience with execution of protein binding assays and the ability to rapidly transition between assay formats while maintaining high quality results is a must.
  • The ability to work as a team member and a willingness to become part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial biotech atmosphere is a must.
  • Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and portray an ability to collaborate with team members in the company’ s drug discovery efforts. 
  •   Strong interpersonal skills and self-motivation are required. 

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