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Scientist III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 01/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 527190 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to support our oncology target discovery efforts in the Reverse Translation/Functional Genomics/Discovery Oncology group.

This is a lab-based position.
  • The scientist will perform genetic (CRISPR-Cas9, siRNA, shRNA, etc.) and pharmacological perturbation in cancer cell lines to validate insights derived from our clinical biomarker data.
  • This scientist is also responsible for establishing and performing single cell screenings (perturb-seq).
  • The candidate will work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

Qualifications
  • The candidate must have a master degree (doctorate degree preferred) in a biology-relevant field, strong background in cancer research is preferred.
  • Must have extensive, documented hands-on experience with molecular and cell biology experiments.
  • Experience working with lentiviral systems to over-express or knockout target genes.
  • Good understanding of high dimensional data analysis. Nice-to-have skills:
  • Hands-on experience with CRISPR-based screening platforms.
  • Hands-on experience with 10X single cell sequencing platform.
  • Good oral/written communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities will be expected.
  • Contract can be extended past 2 year mark as well
Target Pay Rate: $65-75/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience
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