Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 01/30/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17062

Job Description

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

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 primary responsibility of this position is to support necropsy activities for Pathologist-approved projects.
  • Recording scientific observations during gross examinations
  • Excising tissue samples including microdissection
  • Collecting fluids for analysis
  • Administration of compounds required for designated procedures
  • Performing perfusion techniques
  • Freezing tissues
  • Gross photography
  • Quality control of work and entering data in the department database
  • Ordering / stocking supplies and performing general maintenance duties in the necropsy laboratories
  • Performing daily safety inspections of the laboratories
  • Animal handling and necropsy experience; proficient in comprehensive necropsy on rodents.
  • Manual dexterity for dissection techniques.
  • Visual acuity to see small details during specimen examinations.
  • Adherence to established policies, procedures and safety requirements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, management and clients.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in animal sciences or similar field required.
  • 1-2 years recent experience performing the procedures described above is preferred.
  • AALAS certification is desired. 
  • Proven technical ability, strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication (both oral and written), dependable, organized, detail-oriented, and the ability to multitask to successfully to complete several tasks at a time in a dynamic, fast-paced workplace are required.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. 
  • Work hours are commensurate with business needs.

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