Scientist/Senior Research Associate: Molecular/Cell Biology

South San Francisco, California
Based on Education and Experience
Sep 06, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Essential Job Functions and Job Requirements:

  • Candidate will mainly be involved in the development and optimization of PCR assays for low abundance targets
  • Prior hands-on experience in DNA/RNA isolation and PCR assay development is essential
  • Must have 2-5 years of hands-on experience in various molecular biology methods
  • High level of troubleshooting skill is essential
  • Experience in analyzing qPCR data is essential
  • Prior hands-on experience in cell culture and cell-based assays is preferred but not required
  • Process-oriented mind set is important
  • Proficiency in using Word, Excel and Power Point

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience and Skills: 

  • BS/MS/PhD
  • >3 years of relevant laboratory experience

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Execute work with speed and excellence as needed
  • Motivated, responsible and positive attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, data presentation and reporting skills
  • Committed to the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, and scientific rigor

Cortexyme 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.