Senior Research Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/08/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17888

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior 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

Sr. 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:
  • The candidate will help develop and perform enzymatic and cell-based assays to discover small molecule inhibitors of a unique kinase involved in the biology of cancer cells

Summary of Qualifications:
  • The candidate will have a PhD in biochemistry or cell biology from a reputable university and will have co-authored at least one scientific publication in a reputable journal. 
  • At least 5 years of laboratory experience, preferably some industry experience as well.
  • Technical skills required: (1) cell-based assays including Cell Titer Glo and Incucyte; (2) protein analysis including SDS-PAGE, immunoprecipitation and western blotting; (3) Quantitative RT-PCR; (4) basic bioinformatics analysis as well as graphics programs such as GraphPad-Prism.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently; to communicate clearly in speaking and writing; and to summarize and present data accurately and effectively.

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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