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Research Associate - Biology - II
Ref No.: 18-12268
Location: Foster City, California
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2018 to 03/31/2019
Client Sciences currently has an opportunity for a contractor to join the Biology Core Support group. The successful candidate will be responsible for purification of recombinant proteins and antibodies to support assay development, high throughput screening, structural biology, antibody discovery, in vivo studies, and other drug discovery-related needs.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct lab work and interact closely with other scientists within the Biology Core Support group. A strong background in recombinant protein purification is required.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

Technically proficient in the use of AKTA instruments and general column chromatography methods for recombinant protein and antibody purification.

Experience with protein expression in bacterial and/or baculovirus expression systems a plus.

Experience in molecular biology, including PCR, DNA subcloning, and site directed mutagenesis a plus.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

BS degree with 4+ years of experience or MS degree with 2+ years of experience in a related scientific discipline.

Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

Must be goal-oriented, organized, motivated, and be able to work in a collaborative team-oriented setting