Senior Research Associate I, High Throughput Biology

94404, Foster City
Oct 10, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Senior Research Associate I, High Throughput Biology


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Job Description

Specific Responsibilities:

Opportunity exists for a dynamic and highly motivated biologist to join the High Throughput Biology & Screening group. The successful candidate will work with project and department team members to develop and optimize assays to support drug discovery efforts across multiple therapeutic areas including virology, oncology, fibrosis and inflammatory diseases. Specifically, he/she will support lead identification and optimization efforts by providing assay development and high throughput biology expertise including, but not limited to the following:


Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

• Development and implementation of biochemical and cellular assays

• Perform primary high throughput screening, secondary hit profiling assays, focused on small molecule or antibody based screens

• Program and operate custom-integrated automation systems.

• Perform data analysis, reporting and integration with database software


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

• Specific experience with the development of biochemical or cell-based assays for compound profiling.

• Strong tissue culture experience would be a plus: transient/stable cell transfection, primary cells and transformed human cell lines.

• Excellent computer skills with experience with data analysis

• Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have strong communication skills

• Must be collaborative and have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment

• Ability to manage several projects at any given time, work successfully in a cross-functional team environment and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences.

• Applicants must have at least a B.S or equivalent degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in industry, with direct experience in assay development and high-throughput screening


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