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Sr. Research Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 05/30/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 562045 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Position Summary:
Our company is seeking a Senior Research Associate-level part-time researcher who can assist in our efforts to develop novel small-molecule-based therapeutics. Around 20 hours per week, ideally with flexibility to increase with changing demand. Option to turn into a full-time role if both parties agree later.
· Work with our team of scientists to run established routine cell based and cell-free assays to test newly synthesized compounds for functional activity.
· Execution and analysis of established cell-based imaging assays, Elisa's and similar assays to measure compound activity.
· Read relevant scientific literature to stay informed of the latest biology and technical methods 
· Present data at company meetings to discuss progress and troubleshoot problems
· Demonstrated experience in tissue culture, immunofluorescence staining, imaging and image analysis
· Experience running Elisa-type assays
· Experience using automation protocols desired
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
Education / Experience:
· A BS in Biological Sciences or related field with 4+ years of industry experience or an MS in Biological Sciences with 2+ years of industry experience in assay development and/or discovery biology

*Target 45-55 per hour pay rate.

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