Research Associate IV

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/22/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15542

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate IV 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 IV

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 an experienced cell biologist with strong microscopy expertise to investigate the role of DNA damage repair pathways in cell cycle control. 
  • The focus of the work will be the characterization of biomarkers associated with sensitivity to DNA damage repair checkpoint inhibitors in human tumor cell lines using immunofluorescence microscopy assays in both a low- and a high-throughput manner to characterize levels of DNA damage and integrity of DNA repair pathways in cells.
  • The laboratory has access to state-of-the art microscopy, flow cytometry and cell biology analytical tools and expertise.
  • The successful candidate will work in collaboration with an experienced team of scientists and in-house facilities for technical support.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Candidate should possess a PhD in cell biology and a strong microscopy expertise in fluorescence imaging microscopy is required.
  • Experience with flow cytometry for cell cycle analysis is also preferred, as is prior experience with analysis of DNA repair pathways and cell cycle regulation.
  • Qualified candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Organization skills and attention to detail are very important, in addition to a consistent record of achievement, as evidenced by previous work and references.

Elizabeth Isabel

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