Research Associate III- Cellular Biology - Mountain View, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate III- Cellular Biology

Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mountain View, CA
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Full time
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Required Education:
Masters Degree
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Job Description

We are seeking a detail-orientated research assistant to work in a new research area at the interface of cell biology and analytical chemistry.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with cell biology, working knowledge of mass spectrometry and a solid understanding of organic chemistry.

•   Design and execute cellular assays to validate compound mechanism of action;
•   Participate in a multidisciplinary research team with organic chemists, analytical chemists, and pharmacologists to develop new methods for measuring cellular function;
•   Develop, optimize and miniaturize experimental protocols using robotic liquid handling devices;
•   Maintain a wide range of primary and immortalized tissue culture cell lines;
•   Analyze multivariate data, interface with internal database and communicate findings effectively to team and management.


MS in Cell Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Chemical Biology, or a related field strongly preferred;
•   5-10 years of experience in the biotech/pharma industry;
•   Proven track record of contributing to successful and innovative drug development projects, including assay development and model selection for in vitro and in vivo studies;
•   Experience in preclinical high through-put assay development;
•   Experience with both primary and immortalized cell culture techniques;
•   Familiarity with HPLC and/or mass spec not required but will be helpful;
•   Productive independent worker with excellent time management, communication, and team skills.