Research Associate II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 10/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16614

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:
  • Safety-Assessment, Pathology provides pre-clinical pathology assessment of risk.  Our Digital Pathology group within Safety-Assessment, Pathology aims to massively increase the information we obtain from digital histopathology slides, by applying computational methods to aid pathological evaluation that hitherto, only humans have been able to do. 
  • We are integrating cutting edge digital and computational methods into our pathology workflows and developing computational analyses in support of pathologist identification and interpretation of findings. 
  • We have a temporary position for a talented Research Associate to join our Digital Pathology group in Safety-Assessment, Pathology.
  • As part of our team, the successful candidate will assist in the development and implementation of image-analysis methods and pipelines using both traditional and advanced (machine and deep learning) methods. 
  • The candidate will be expected to be able to use commercially available image analysis software and provide basic statistical analyses and visualizations of results. 
  • Ideally, the candidate will also assist in the development and implementation of new AI based image analysis algorithms, and will have experience programming.
  • Experience programming in Python is essential.
  • The candidate will be required to work closely with pathologists to design and implement image analysis processes to address biological questions, as well as with computational and data scientists in a variety of departments; excellent people and communication skills and a desire to work across disciplinary boundaries is essential.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • MS/PhD level scientist
  • Training and experience in computer sciences and interest in biomedical sciences is a must.
  • Required to have the ability to use standard image segmentation and statistical analysis software
  • Comfort working through iterative design with frequent feedback is a must
  • Required to have strong communication across disciplines
  • Must have the desire to work closely with and help others
  • Must be able to code in Python
  • Experience with biomedical microscopy and/or image analysis a plus is desired
  • Desired to have experience with R, Matlab, and statistical analysis desirable
  • Experience in deep learning is nice to have

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Elizabeth Isabel

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