Research Associate III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 10/01/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17979

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a  Research Associate  III 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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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 is seeking a highly talented, driven and motivated researcher to investigate a novel therapeutic pathway in the field of cytokine biology. Facilitated by fruitful collaborations with other labs in biomarker discovery, biochemical and pharmaclogy and early clinical development, the candidate will both drive the research and early development of a novel target. Using state of the art techniques and technologies, the candidate will develop in-vitro and in-vivo systems to test cytokine receptor signaling to test the involvement of these new pathways and molecules in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases.Understanding the mechanism of action (MOA) of new targets, focusing on both innate and adaptive immune responses and responses in the stroma, will be the core focus of the work.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cytokine, biochmical and molecular assays, cell based assys and in-vivo pharmacodynamic (PD) and efficacy disease models, to advance research stage programs into early clinical development, providing both scientific and technical expertise.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Applicants must have a PhD degree in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field and have a good understanding of cytokine biology and cytokine receptor signaling.
  • Have a documented record of professional achievement in the form of high-quality publications.
  • Be theoretically and practically well versed in immunology and molecular immunology techniques such as primary cell isolation from tissues, in vitro stimulation of hematopoietic / immune cells, advanced flow cytometry (8+ colors), cellular immunological assays, molecular biology, ELISA/MSD, qRT-PCR/RNAseq/scRNA-Seq, WB and have experience or be willing to develop in-vivo models to test pathways.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be committed to teamwork-oriented discovery.
  • Can present research at intra- and inter-departmental meetings and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Qualified candidates should be adept at independently designing, executing and interpreting experiments

Meet Your Recruiter

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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