San Francisco Metro Area, CA US
R&D Partners is seeking to hire a Research Associate I in South San Francisco, CA.
Benefits of this role:
Benefits + 401k
Your main responsibilities as a Research Associate I:
The candidate will assist with organizing and maintaining the Drosophila stock collection, performing genetic screens and executing regeneration and aging studies using the fly.
The work will focus on general lab organization and management, but may include support or leadership on specific projects.
Techniques to be trained in include: Drosophila genetics and husbandry, RNA, DNA isolation from tissues, PCR, gel electrophoresis and Western blotting, and biochemical assays, immunocytochemistry, epifluorescence and confocal microscopy, molecular biology and biochemical analysis.
Other tasks will be as required by the supervisor and project scientists.
The candidate must be high flexible to handle urgent project-based requests and to perform multiple laboratory duties.
What we are looking for in a Research Associate I:
BS/BA or higher in Genetics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Stem Cell Biology or related field.
Specific skills include: Drosophila culture and genetics (at least 6 months to a year experience preferred), Molecular biology, biochemistry, and standard laboratory techniques.
Familiar with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prism.
Experience with confocal, light, and fluorescence microscopes a plus.
Able to keep data accurately, as well as read, comprehend, and discuss research materials.
Why Choose R&D Partners?
Refer a Friend bonus
$31.90 - $44.67 (Dependent on Experience)
R&D Partners is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.
R&D Partners is an equal opportunity employer.