Senior Research Associate- Weinberger Lab

San Francisco, California
May 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of its three historical institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.

The Weinberger Lab is seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate with a strong interest in developing new biomedical platform to culture human viruses. The candidate will support an active hands-on hardware engineering program through prototype design, building the integrated and automated fluidic system and troubleshooting the system. A successful candidate is expected to design and perform experiments, interpret results and provide project updates.


  • BS degree in biomedical, virology, engineering, physical chemistry or related discipline, PhD preferred.
  • 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Extensive cell culture, molecular biology and mouse experience required.
  • Extensive experience with herpes virus.
  • Outstanding communication skills, close attention to detail, and the ability to work well with a team is essential.