Research Associate I

Dixon, CA 95620

Posted: 08/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16233

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate I to be part of our client’ s team in Dixon. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

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, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • 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:
  • The Transgenic Technology department seeks a motivated laboratory researcher who will assist in discovery of groundbreaking therapeutics by supporting the primary research of several hundred internal customers.
  • The responsibilities include processing samples in the laboratory (both manually and via laboratory robotics), analyzing and performing quality control of genetic data, and helping to evaluate and implement new technologies (specifically, a new amplicon-based NGS workflow).
  • Applicants should have a learning mindset, be able to work in a fluid and diverse environment, and possess a strong desire to participate in research support efforts while feeling comfortable working primarily in a laboratory setting.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Basic understanding of PCR, quantitative/real-time PCR (TaqMan; 5’ nuclease assay), and other nucleic acid amplification and detection techniques.
  • Strong comprehension of next-generation sequencing (NGS) methodologies.
  • You should demonstrate the ability to create basic PCR and qPCR assays.
  • A more qualified candidate would also have functional knowledge regarding routine mammalian genetic constructs used in genome engineering, such as conditional knock-out models employing the Cre-Lox system.
  • Additionally, candidates with experience in the Python programming language are preferred
  • BS (or higher) with two or more years’ job experience in an academic or industrial research laboratory (university and class experience does not qualify)

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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