Scientist (Molecular and Cell Biology)

Beacon Hill Pharma
San Diego County, California, US
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description
Position Description:

Client is offering an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Scientist to join our Molecular and Cell Biology group in San Diego. We are seeking a highly motivated, independent scientist to help validate targets, pathways, and disease mechanisms in genetically validated diseases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform primary human cell culture in 2D and 3D to drive discovery research efforts
• Utilize modern molecular and cellular biology techniques to validate novel targets and pathways and provide proof-of-concept in severe genetic diseases with high unmet need.
• Work effectively with colleagues from cross-functional disciplines.
• Critically analyze and interpret complex data, and effectively document and communicate results.
• Collaborate and deliver on objectives successfully in a fast-paced, highly matrixed work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
• MS in Cellular Biology and 3+ years' experience or PhD in cellular biology or related field
• Skilled in cell biology techniques including, but not limited to cell culture in 2D and 3D (preferably in primary human cells)
• Experience in cell characterization techniques e.g., quantitative PCR, immunofluorescence techniques (flow cytometry and/or microscopy)
• It is essential that the candidate possess strong communication and problem-solving skills and have strong collaboration skills to be effective in a team environment focused on drug discovery.

Preferred Qualification
• Experience in developing human cell models or in vitro assays
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