Research Associate - Krogan Lab

San Francisco, CA, United States
Sep 07, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Krogan Lab


The successful applicant will be working on a project focused on studying host-virus interactions. This role is an excellent opportunity to learn a number of valuable, cutting-edge techniques in cell biology and proteomics while working with a dynamic and interdisciplinary research team. The specific role(s) will include generating cell lines expressing affinity tagged viral proteins, affinity purification and sample preparation for mass spectrometry analysis and molecular biology, and virological-based assays for viral replication under BSL2 conditions.


Skills required:
  • AA/AS degree in a related field and 4+ years of work experience in biological sciences or an appropriate scientific field.
  • B.S./B.A. in a related field and 2+ years of work experience in biological sciences or an appropriate scientific field.
  • M.S./M.A. in a related field.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, PCR, and western blotting.
  • Mammalian cell culture experience.
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines; recognize and resolve problems while maintaining a high level of organization.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to interface with the team to review and analyze the results.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and/or Powerpoint).

Preferred skills:
  • Generating stable cell lines and characterizing them.
  • Transfection or viral transduction.
  • Affinity purifications of proteins.
  • Preparation for samples for mass spectrometric analysis.
  • Experience with managing large datasets and/or databases.
  • Experience with statistical data analysis.

Additional Information:

  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.