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Research Associate

Avirmax, Inc.
Avirmax, Inc. in Hayward, CA 94545
From $60,000 a year - Full-time


Avirmax, Inc. in Hayward, CA 94545

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

Full job description

Avirmax Inc. is a SF Bay Area based gene therapy (GT) start-up company. We are seeking for highly motivated and dedicated individual in exploring novel gene therapeutics in our research division. The job requires a quick learner who understands and assists according to the project requirement. He/She must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following laboratory work:

· Perform the product quality tests using qPCR, ddPCR, ELISA, HPLC, flow cytometry

· Perform the cell culture, viral production, purification, TCID50

· Determine the activities of gene of interest

· Conduct experiments and document them accurately

· Take responsibility for lab routine operations

· Follow procedures and protocols, and actively perform laboratory works as directed

This position does not offer Visa Sponsorship or relocation assistance.


· Experienced individual with a Bachelor/Master’s degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or cell biology.

· 3-10 years of post-college academic or industry experience.

· The individual will be expected to be able to assist in the ongoing projects that require some background, familiarity and hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, biochemical assay set-up, HPLC, molecular biology techniques such as molecular cloning, western blot, ELISA, DNA and RNA purification, PCR and RT-PCR.

· Design, perform, and analyse simple experiments.

· Must be detail oriented and willing to work in a scientific laboratory to conduct experiments to ensure accurate and efficient work.

· Must have patience to do the experiments accurately and repeatedly.

· Must be willing to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

· Must be willing to work in the off-working hours including weekends and holidays.

· Must be able to deliver results in timely manner. Should possess knowledge of conducting experiments and safe disposal of biological wastes

· Individual must function well as a good team player

· Must have good communication skills (verbal and writing). Willing to work both independently and as a team

Job: Research and Development

Location: Hayward, CA 94545

Education Level: Bachelors/Masters

Start Date: Immediate

Avirmax is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

Job type: Full-time

Work Remotely

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Preferred)


  • post-college academic or industry: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location