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Research Associate

San Diego Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -022020-26363 Region: San Diego Metro Area

Job Description


The early drug discovery team in the Oncogenesis Thematic Research Center (TRC) is seeking a RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (1-year contractor) to assist the high-throughput screen to uncover novel substrates of E3 ligase complex as novel drug candidates for the treatment of various cancers. Specific job duty includes the following: 1) Molecular cloning and generation of stable cell lines; 2) Perform high-throughput screen, quality control and data upload; 3) Utilize CRISPR technology to determine the therapeutic relevance of novel oncology targets. The successful candidate will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment and will have the opportunity to work closely with discovery project teams and scientists across the Oncogenesis TRC functional areas.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

Bachelor s degree in a scientific discipline with 1-2 years of wet lab research experience

Experience with molecule cloning, western blot analysis, immunoprecipitation, lentiviral/retroviral infection, cell line construction, DNA/RNA/protein extraction, and flow cytometry

Highly motivated and strong team player with a high degree of independence

Innovative and critical thinking

Excellent time management, organizational skills and multitasking

Strong communication skills, both written and oral

Adequate math skills for routine calculation

Knowledge of cancer biology

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