Research Associate

San Francisco Metro Area, CA 94080

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -062024-32522 Region: San Francisco Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire a Research Associate II in South San Francisco, CA.

Your main responsibilities as a Research Associate II:

Provide viral vector core services, which include lentiviral library production, Adeno-associated virus (AAV) production and viral vector analytics.

Maintain virus inventory and registry using informatics platform such as the Benchling system.

Assist with viral vector technology development and application for in vitro or in vivo genome engineering by CRISRP/Cas9 system.

Work independently within a dynamic, highly collaborative research environment.

What we are looking for in a Research Associate II:

BS/MS degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline with 3+ years of laboratory research experience.

Proficient in mammalian cell culture and general molecular biology techniques such as transient plasmid transfection, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR and Western blot.

Working experiences with lentivirus or AAV production and application, CRISPR technology for genome editing are highly desirable.

Experiences with flow cytometer operations and electronic notebook are also a plus.

Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, analytical, highly organized, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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:

$53,081 $101,818 (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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