Research Associate II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 07/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16036

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:
  • Lead translational research efforts in support of Oncology pipeline.
  • Responsible for executing a wide range of cellular, biochemical, and molecular biology assays to understand the mechanism of action to RAS/MAPK targeted therapies. 
  • Collaborate with the functional genomics group to run various high throughput screens using Cas9/CRISPR technology or small molecule libraries to identify combinations with therapeutic targets.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • PhD degree with full time experience in an academic or biotechnology industry laboratory.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in a broad range of molecular and cell biological techniques (in vitro  and  in vivo  preferred).
  • Laboratory research experience in the area of cancer cell signaling.
  • Some experience in high-throughput cell line screening, CRISPR/Cas9 technology, single-cell analysis, or computational analysis of large data sets would be an asset. 
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, verbal/written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and interest in learning new techniques and skills in accordance with evolving research program needs.
  • Ability and desire to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic, innovative, and interdependent research environment. 

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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