Research Associate III / Senior Research Associate

San Francisco, California, US
Aug 28, 2019
Science/R&D, Research
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Gladstone Institutes is a renowned center of excellence focused on using science to overcome disease. We are an independent, not-for-profit research organization affiliated with the University of California San Francisco and located in an award-winning building at the Mission Bay Campus. Our science contributes to the health and wellbeing of people around the world through research in disease-focused neuroscience and the development of novel therapeutics in this and other disciplines. Home to notable leaders in science and biomedicine, Gladstone provides an ideal environment for those seeking to maximize and fully leverage their potential. Consider Gladstone and make a real difference in human health.


Are you interested in biomedical research focusing on neurological and psychiatric disorders and would you like to contribute to this important area in a highly interactive, intellectually stimulating environment?


The laboratory of Dr. Lennart Mucke at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease is located at San Francisco's burgeoning Mission Bay Campus. It offers outstanding opportunities to pursue these goals and to improve the lives of people around the world. The successful candidate will support and help coordinate this active, multifaceted research program, which is focused on unraveling the mechanisms that underlie major brain diseases and on identifying better treatments for these devastating conditions.



  • A B.S. or a M.S. degree with several years of experience in a neurobiology research laboratory
  • Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the aptitude to effectively collaborate with scientific teams and administrative departments to achieve shared goals
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with a proficiency in writing detailed technical documentations
  • Experience in the preparation and submission of protocols and applications to institutional regulatory departments (animal care and use, biosafety, etc.) is desirable.
  • Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad and Microsoft office for data analysis and figure generation
  • Experience with statistics and bioinformatics tools
  • Experience in working with mouse and cell culture models
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.