Research Associate II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 10/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16607

Job Description

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.

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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:
  • Seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated researcher to work on developing new technologies to improve cell line development processes for new molecule modalities. 
  • The successful candidate will learn stable CHO cell line development for clinical and commercial manufacturing using targeted integration expression technology.
  • The candidate will be responsible for improving targeted integration processes and/or host genome editing.
  • The ideal candidate will have expertise in gene editing and/or cell therapy techniques that can be applied to bioprocessing.
  • This is an ideal position for a researcher who is enthusiastic about innovation, gaining drug development experience, and delving into new therapeutic modalities.
  • As such the position requires excellent communication skills, the desire to learn about and integrate multiple aspects of drug development and a passion for generating therapeutics for patients.
  • The selected individual is expected to work independently with minimal supervision to design and execute different experiments in parallel.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • The candidate should have a B.S. or M.S with preferably 2+ years of experience, or a PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or other related disciplines.
  • The ideal candidate will possess expertise in molecular and cell biology including DNA and cell manipulation, gene copy number analysis, and an appropriate level of bioinformatics and data science.
  • The candidate must be skilled in communication and presentation and is able to clearly convey complex ideas and data both verbally and written.
  • Expectations for this position include a strong work ethic, ability to work well with others and robust problem-solving skills.

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