Research Associate

San Diego Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -062024-32573 Region: San Diego Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire a Research Associate-Scientific in San Diego, CA.

Your main responsibilities as a Research Associate-Scientific:

Execute cellular and molecular biology protocols in the laboratory

Maintain cancer cell lines and establish new stable lines via lentiviral transduction

Validate engineered cell lines by reporter assays and PCR

Perform genetic targeting using siRNA, shRNA or CRISPR/Cas9 technology for cell line characterization and screening

Conduct routine molecular and cellular experiments including gDNA and RNA isolation, PCR, cloning, western blot analysis, flow cytometry, and microplate cell proliferation assays

What we are looking for in a Research Associate-Scientific:

Bachelor s degree in Biology (no PhD candidates)

2+ years of wet lab experience (not including lab classes): experience in mammalian cell culture is required.

Basic molecular biology skills (PCR especially; familiarity with library prep preferred)

Proficient in laboratory math (dilutions, cell count-based plating)

Excellent organizational skills and record-keeping (Excel & Powerpoint)

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:

$55,286 $70,200 (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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