BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate, Biology to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Research Associate, Biology
The successful candidate will play an important role in studies to elucidate the underlying biological mechanisms of Physiocrine proteins, and will participate in the execution of the company discovery programs and the advancement of current Physiocrine leads into clinical development. Extensive mammalian cell culture and experience carrying out cell-based assays is required for this position; experience culturing primary cells and processing ex-vivo samples is highly preferred. The candidate should have demonstrable experience in standard biochemical techniques, including Western Blot, single and multiplex ELISA, immunostaining and protein modification techniques. Must be skilled in Windows and Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel; experience with graphing programs such as GraphPad is preferred. Research Associate will be expected to present experimental results and conclusions to various groups within the company and should have strong verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to collaborate with colleagues in a cross-functional, intensely fast-paced team environment is essential for this position and will require a candidate with self-motivation and resourcefulness. Flexibility to handle rapidly changing objectives and timelines is essential, and occasional weekend work will be required due to the demands of culturing live cells.
Must work well in dynamic high energy team.
Should work with minimal supervision and a high level of initiative
Excellent scientific and analytical skills required
Must be attentive to details
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Degree Requirements: B.Sc. or M. Sc. with minimum of 2-3 years of experience