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Sr. Research Associate

Alameda, CA 94501

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 608399 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Research Associate

We are seeking a creative, passionate and motivated individual to join us in our quest to develop the next generation of CRISPR-based therapeutics. The current role is for a Sr. Research Associate to join our Technology Platform Team to support our Next-Generation Sequencing Platform Team. The candidate
would bring a fundamental understanding of molecular biology, nucleic-acid chemistry, and NGS to contribute to the development and application of novel molecular assays for detection of genome editing events. The candidate should have a passion for working collaboratively with biologists and bioengineers to enable building the necessary tools for meeting the new frontier of CRISPR-based therapeutics. The candidate will have numerous opportunities for professional growth in a rapidly growing biotechnology start-up, which includes growing into a leadership role of increasing responsibilities and the ability to publish highly impactful work in peer reviewed journals. This role will require expertise in molecular biology, high throughput sequencing technologies, mammalian systems and synthetic biology.

Key Responsibilities: 

-Work closely across teams to generate high throughput sequencing data sets for their projects.
-Design and execute hypothesis-driven and properly controlled studies, analyze data with rigorous statistics, and write up publication quality reports.
-Effectively collaborate with members within a fully integrated team to facilitate execution on projects within established timelines.
-Contribute to novel assay development across sequencing platforms to expand Scribe’s NGS technology platform.
-Effectively present updates, and communicate research plans and timelines to the senior leadership team.
-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary research team.

Required Skills and Background:

-BS/MS Degree in molecular biology, bioengineering, genetics, biochemistry or a related field
-5+ Years experience working in an academic or industry lab, including hands-on experience with NGS based assays and high-throughput automated liquid handling platforms.
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