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Research Associate, Cell Biology

San Francisco Metro Area, California

Post Date: 07/07/2017 Job ID: JN -072017-19477 Industry: Cell Culture - Scientific
SUMMARY:
  • Seeking a highly motivated research associate to contribute to the development of preclinical in vitro cancer models.
  • This position requires good technical skills in growing, passaging and freezing mammalian cell lines under stringent aseptic techniques.
  • Ideally, the candidate has experience in 3D culture systems.
  • This position requires the individual to work in close collaboration with other research scientists, and provide clear and concise result summaries to manager and small groups.
  • Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to work in a fast pace environment are essentials. Title and salary are commensurate with experience.
DUTIES:
  • Maintain and passage multiple 2D and 3D cell lines
  • Dissociate and culture mouse xenograft tumors
  • General laboratory support
  • Support research scientists in cell-based assays and in vitro pharmacology experiments
  • Excellent note keeping
  • Comply with laboratory safety procedures
SKILLS:
  • Strong knowledge and technical skills in in vitro culture of mammalian cell lines
  • Experience with 3D cell culture systems is highly valuable
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
EDUCATION:
  • B.S. degree in Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related discipline with at least 2 years of lab experience.

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