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Senior Research Associate, Biology

Global Blood Therapeutics

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Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
9/15/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Research, Research Associate: Cell Biology,

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Senior Research Associate will have experience in cell-based assays to assist in target discovery and small molecule profiling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

   Perform in vitro studies for early drug discovery projects
   Execute cell-based and biochemical screening assays to evaluate drug candidates
   Develop and optimize novel assays
   Independently plan, execute and analyze experiments

Requirements

Qualifications:

   Degree in biological sciences with relevant hands-on laboratory experience in industry: MSc with at least 8 years of experience, BSc with at least 12 years of experience, or equivalent
   Solid experience in immunoassays, biochemical and cell based assays; experience using small molecules is preferred
   Cell culture experience using cell lines and primary cells
   Flow cytometry experience
   Experience in handling blood samples, tissue processing and ex vivo assays is highly preferred
   Experience in hematology or immunology is a plus
   Sound statistical understanding and knowledge of common statistical software including Graph Prizm
   The candidate will be expected to work independently and effectively within a team setting, be proactive and design experiments to answer specific scientific questions.
   Organized, self-motivated, able to multi-task and deliver results in a timely manner
   Good communication and presentation skills

Fit with GBT culture:

   Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
   Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor
   Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values
   Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT
   Flexibility
   Integrity

NOTE:  This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Global Blood Therapeutics 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.