Research Associate II/III (Preclinical Neuroscience)

Location
South San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Sep 30, 2019
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Research Associate II/III (Preclinical Neuroscience)

Neurona Therapeutics is an early stage biotechnology company based in South San Francisco created to develop stem cell-based therapies for neurological disease. Our ideal Research Associate candidate is a self-motivated individual who has clearly demonstrated a passion for scientific research. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team, work on transformative science, and take part in building an exciting, science-driven company.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working with rodents including handling, dosing, surgical procedures and tissue collection
  • Observation and scoring of behavioral assays
  • Processing tissue for histology: Microtome and cryostat sectioning, staining, immunohistochemistry, imaging and quantitative analysis
  • Following experimental protocols and maintaining detailed and accurate records
  • Analyzing data, interpreting and communicating results
  • Conducting independent experiments and contributing to collaborative activities


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in biology, neuroscience, or a related field (or equivalent)
  • Previous relevant lab experience with animal handling and supporting references
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to contribute to a team
  • Clear, effective written and verbal communication
  • Experience with stem cell research is preferred