Junior Scientist - South San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Junior Scientist

Cortexyme, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Molecular Biology,

Job Description

Under the supervision of senior scientist(s) the candidate will be involved in the development of new assays and execution of assays using standard operating protocols.  

Essential Job Functions and Job Requirements:
•   Candidate must be knowledgeable and understand basic principles of molecular biology. Must have hands-on experience in various methods including DNA/RNA isolation from cells and tissues, q-PCR; RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis and PCR-sequencing
•   Prior hands-on experience with cell culture and in biochemical analytical methods including ELISA, IP and Western Blotting is required
•   Experience in analyzing qPCR data
•   Proficiency in using Word, Excel and Power Point

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience and Skills:  
•   BS (with extensive experience), MS or PhD in biological sciences
•   1-3 years of relevant laboratory experience in an industrial setting


Required Skills:
•   Ability to work independently and as part of a team to execute work with speed and excellence as needed in a start-up environment
•   Motivated, responsible and positive attitude
•   Strong attention to detail
•   Excellent organization and reporting skills
•   Committed to the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, and scientific rigor

Cortexyme is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.