Research Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 07/17/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16076

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate 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 www.baysidesolutions.com.

Research Associate

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:
  • Support the in vivo pharmacology group. 
  • The successful candidate can expect to spend approximately 75% of their time supporting the core dosing team with administration of test compounds, laboratory maintenance, and assisting with help requests. 
  • The remaining 25% of their time will be spent supporting efforts to establish, monitor, and maintain patient derived xenograft (PDX) models.  Note: these percentages may fluctuate depending on business needs. 
  • Attention to detail and organization for both aspects of this position are critical attributes. 
  • Additional responsibilities for this position include animal monitoring, data collection and management, assisting with tissue collection, performing procedures requiring anesthesia, maintaining lab cleanliness, and working with biohazardous and chemical materials.  
  • This position will require the candidate to work both weekend days, as well as three weekdays (days off TBD), and the candidate must have flexibility with regard to start/end time, as shifts outside of regular business hours may be required due to business needs.  
  • Note:  The workday will not exceed 8 hours, regardless of start/end time (unless overtime is discussed in advance).  Candidate must also be able/available to work holidays as needed.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • AA, BA, or BS in Biology or related field is ideal.
  • More junior level position.  1-2 years preferred experience.
  • Excellent skills in communication, organization, flexibility and an eagerness to learn are essential.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Candidate is expected to be proficient in basic rodent in vivo handling, dosing, and sample collection techniques.
  • Computer proficiency, especially knowledge of Excel, and a basic knowledge of databases are necessary.
  • Must be capable of standing, lifting, kneeling, bending, etc. for extended periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work with potentially hazardous materials and be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Experience with in vivo oncology research a plus.

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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