Senior Research Associate/Associate Scientist
San Diego Metro Area, CA
PREREQUISITES: Bachelor s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 4 years work experience or Master s degree with at least 2 years work experience.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Design and conduct in vitro cell biology experiments and assay development
Maintain and characterize cancer cell lines
Use automation to increase throughput of cell-based assays.
Perform cellular mechanism of action studies
Process and analyze large and complex data and report in a well-organized and easy to interpret manner
Good grasp of techniques in cell biology and biochemistry, and a high attention to detail
Excellent mammalian cell culture technique
SDS-PAGE/Western blotting, cell proliferation assays, shRNA, CRISPR
Familiar with various cellular assays in high-throughput formats and automation equipment.
Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic team environment; flexibility to adapt changes with a positive attitude
Data analysis and data handling skills including importing/exporting data into/from databases, and experience with a variety of scientific software applications
3D cell culture experience a plus
Previous industrial experience in drug discovery a plus