Research Associate - San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Research,

Job Description

The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute is a dynamic group of scientists and clinical investigators focused on biomedical, clinical and translational research. We are the research component of California Pacific Medical Center, the largest medical center in San Francisco. Currently we are seeking a self-motivated, innovative and independent scientist to join our group’s effort toward developing a drug that specifically targets metastatic progression.

CPMC Research Institute offers excellent benefits, including continuing education, learning resources, defined benefit pension plan, 100% Employer paid medical, dental and vision benefits, flexible spending accounts and much more.


This position requires knowledge of rodent (mouse) models for cancer, quantitative PCR, Western analysis, immunohistochemistry, and basic cell culture techniques. Good working knowledge of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology are highly desirable. Knowledge of handling of human tissues in animal models of cancer (xenograft) is required. Additionally, experience with tail vein and mammary fat pad injections is preferred. BS+4 yrs or MS+ 2yrs in Biology with relevant work experience preferred. Must be highly collaborative, team-oriented, but also capable of working independently. Strong written/verbal communication skills are required. The position may require occasional weekend and evening duties. Salary is commensurate with experience.