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Research Associate - Emerging Science & Innovation Team
Ref No.: 18-11739
Location: San Diego, California
Job Title: Research Associate-II - Emerging Science & Innovation Team
Location: 3210 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA 92121
Duration: 6 Months

Description:
  • The Emerging Science & Innovation team at Client is a dynamic group working on Client targets that cover a range of therapeutic areas.
  • The group is looking for a highly motivated Research Associate to develop in vitro biochemical and cell based assays for use in high throughput screening.
  • The candidate is preferred to have experience in HTRF assay development, radioligand binding assays, fluorescence microscropy/high content imaging being desirable but not necessary and some knowledge of enzymology.

Job responsibilities:
  • Develop and validate biochemical and cell based assays
  • Optimize the assays for high throughput screening
  • Participate in data analysis of experimental and screening data
  • Prepare and present results in internal meetings
  • Prepare documentation associated with the assay development
  • Report data in electronic notebook

Qualifications:
  • BS or MS degree in biology with 2-5 years' bench experience
  • Substantial hands-on experience with biochemical and cell based assay development
  • Good working knowledge of GraphPad Prism for data analysis
  • Exceptional organizational and analytic skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within multidisciplinary team