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Research Associate or Associate Scientist (Cell Biology)

Employer
Messina Group
Location
South San Francisco, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Adaptive Management, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
Lab Temps is assisting our client a developer of cancer treatment devices designed to search for natural biomarkers, in their search for a Contract to Hire Research Associate or Associate Scientist (Cell Biology) with expertise in cellular and molecular biology-based assays.

Primary Responsibilities

· Establish and maintain cell lines and primary cell-based models using aseptic cell culture techniques
  • Perform plasmid transfections and lentiviral vector transductions to derive stable cell lines
  • Perform luminescence, fluorescence, and colorimetry-based reporter assays
  • Perform nucleic acid isolations from mammalian cells, PCRs and RT-PCRs
  • Perform cell-based assays (i.e. fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, etc.) for evaluation of localization, proliferation, toxicity and pharmacokinetics-based studies
  • Meticulous documentation of experimental methods and results in organized lab records
  • Work and communicate effectively with multidisciplinary teams, and present findings internally and to external partners


Who You Are
  • You share our same sense of dedication, scientific passion and entrepreneurial spirit
  • You work well in a fast-paced and extremely focused startup environment
  • You are not only smart, but clever and constantly think outside the box
  • You are able to make logical decisions in an instant when there is little time to evaluate
  • You are a natural communicator and relationship builder
  • You stay calm under high pressure and stress
  • You have the ability to multi-task in a serious way, with an extreme attention to detail
  • You become a representative of the core DNA of the company through who you are


Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills
  • BS or MS degree in Life Sciences or Cell Biology or Immunology with 2-3 years biotech industry or equivalent research experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in aseptic cell culture of mammalian cells, including maintenance and creation of research/master cell banks
  • Expertise in transfection (lipofection and/or electroporation) and viral transduction methods
  • Strong hands-on experience and knowledge in multicolor flow cytometry/FACS, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, microscopy, western blot, ELISAs and Luminex assays
  • Proficiency in standard molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA isolation, cloning, PCR, and qPCR is highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Able to multi-task, manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, adaptive, collaborative environment
  • Think independently, communicate effectively, and fully integrate into a high achieving team environment
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