Research Associate II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 06/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15875

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate II 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 II

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:
  • We are seeking a talented individual for a temp position in the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology department as part of the small molecule drug discovery program in South San Francisco.
  • The candidate will be working in the biophysics group supporting projects using Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), to provide fragment screens, hit validation, SAR, and mechanism of action studies to support early stage research and discovery programs.
  • This individual will independently develop, validate, perform, analyze and interpret SPR experiments.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • The qualified individual will have a BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field.
  • Preferably at least 3 years of relevant experience using biophysical or biochemical methods for small molecule drug discovery projects.
  • The successful candidate will have quantitative experience in at least 1 biophysical technique (SPR, NMR, crystallography, etc.) and have a solid background in protein biochemistry and biophysics.
  • While the work will be heavily SPR-driven previous experience with that technology is not required as long as the candidate has a significant background in rigorous precision measurement.
  • Individuals with strong organization and communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are strongly sought.

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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