Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16402

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 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.

You can find additional information on our company website at www.baysidesolutions.com.

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:
  • A temp position in the mouse embryonic stem cell culture/CRISPR lab in the Molecular Biology Department.
  • The candidate will be working as a part of a team that focuses on creating mouse models for investigators to study diseases.
  • The successful candidate will operate and maintain multiple instruments including Biomek I5 robot for high throughput sample preparation, powerwave HT for plate DNA concentration reads, and mantis for plate normalization.
  • Traditional PCR, nested long range PCR skills are required to identify correct target clones.
  • Knowledge of ddPCR and dPCR are highly preferred. 
  • This candidate must be flexible to handle urgent requests and to perform multiple laboratory duties.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • The candidate must have BS/MS degree in molecular biology or biochemistry. Recent college grads ok.
  • At least 6 months lab experience, preferably in a testing environment.
  • Preferably 1+ years’ experience in molecular biology in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Team Oriented, dependable, self-starter.
  • Ability to follow detailed verbal and written instruction.
  • Able to apply analytical skills and judgment in assessing the quality of assay data and assay performance.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task, and meet timelines efficiently and productively.
  • Strong verbal communication, writing, and listening skills, as well as interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent skills in high throughput quantitative analysis.
  • Experiences in instrument maintenance and instrument troubleshooting.
  • Excellent skills in communication, organization, flexibility and an eagerness to learn.
  • Must be highly motivated team player and work well with others with good communication skills. 

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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