Assoc. Research Scientist II CA
ClinForce, LLC - Emeryville, CA

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We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated and independent scientist to join efforts in our infectious disease department at NIBR discovering novel antiviral therapies in a dynamic, fast-paced research setting. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will be in the efforts of developing biochemical and cell-based assays, establishing viral cultures, and screening and characterizing novel biologics and small molecule inhibitors. The candidate should be able to demonstrate strong technical skills in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology. Knowledge and prior experience in virology research and drug discovery are highly desired. Experience with hepatitis B virus, computational biology, and epigenetic profiling is a plus.

Minimum requirements:
BS/MS in biology with 3+ years of relevant work experience. Proficiencies in molecular cloning, mammalian cell culture and assay development are required. Must be highly collaborative, team-oriented, but also capable of working independently. Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills are required.