BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Senior Research Assistant to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Senior Research Assistant
The successful candidate will be responsible for semi-routine testing and documentation of results. He/She will process nucleic acid isolation, PCR and analysis of data. The Senior Research Assistant will follow existing written SOP's and will accurately document data as required.
He/She may analyze results and present conclusions/deviations to manager while following well defined SOP protocols. This position will be responsible for routine maintenance of laboratory equipment and will assist other technical personnel on routine issues and problems.
The Senior Research Assistant will assist in the research and implementation of new methods and technologies to enhance operations. He/She will initiate revisions to current SOP as necessary according to GLP guidelines. The successful candidate will maintain a GLP environment; accordingly, he/she will collect and dispose of lab wastes according to established procedures.
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in a Life Sciences discipline and at least two (2) years relevant laboratory experience. Prior experience with PCR required. Microarray experience a plus.
The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions in laboratory environment as well as the demonstrated ability to understand and apply technical concepts to testing methodology as directed by senior staff. The successful candidate must be detail oriented and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. He/She must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications.