Associate Research Scientist

San Diego Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -062024-32519 Region: San Diego Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire an Associate Research Scientist in San Diego, CA.

Your main responsibilities as an Associate Research Scientist:

Semi-independently execute defined experiments, data analysis and data QC

Report on scientific results to meet project deadlines

Work at the bench to develop and execute established and novel molecular and cell-based assays for drug screening as well as understanding molecular pathways (Proliferation, Apoptosis, Flow Cytometry etc.)

Perform cell biology and molecular biology including primary and tumor cell culture, lentiviral transductions, RNA and protein preparation from cells and tissue, RT-PCR, western blotting, and ELISA.

Hands on experience in working with CRISPR, siRNA and shRNA is a plus.

What we are looking for in an Associate Research Scientist:

Have a Bachelor s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 2-4 years work experience in the Pharma industry/Masters degree acceptable/PhD candidates will not be considered.

Demonstrate proficiency with sterile cell culture, cell-based assays (CTG, apoptosis) and molecular biology techniques (Protein, DNA and RNA isolations, Western blot, qRT-PCR, Flow Cytometry)

Experience with high-throughput drug screening is a plus

Possess some trouble shooting and problem-solving skills to resolve technical questions in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Be able to work in fast paced environment with changing priorities.

Why Choose R&D Partners?

As an employee, you have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical insurance PPO, HMO & HSA

Dental & Vision insurance

401k plan

Employee Assistance Program

Long-term disability

Weekly payroll

Expense reimbursement

Online timecard approval

Pay Scale:

$94,798 $118,516 (Dependent on Experience)

R&D Partners is a global functional service provider and strategic staffing resource specializing in scientific, clinical research & engineering. We provide job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

R&D Partners is an equal-opportunity employer.

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