Research Associate

Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Sep 12, 2020
Ref
1270729271
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Who You Are

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Research Associate to contribute to and support core drug discovery activities for the development of novel small molecule cancer therapeutics as part of our cancer biology discovery team. This successful candidate will collaborate with team members to conduct a variety of biochemistry, molecular, and cellular biology experiments to enable the optimization and selection of therapeutics for our lead oncology research programs. This position also requires some lab management and operational tasks. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual, who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, and growing environment to join our team.

Responsibilities
  • Execution of pharmacology experiments (biochemical and cell-based assays) to assess the inhibition or activation of cell signaling targets in the oncology setting
  • Assist in the planning and design of experiments using mostly (but not limited to) small molecule therapeutics
  • Interpret and communicate experimental data in collaboration with supervisor
  • Record keeping in written and electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Lab Inventory, equipment and functionality management

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
  • A highly motivated, committed individual with good organizational skills
  • BS/MS in a biology-related discipline
  • BS and 2 years, or MS and 1-year hands-on experience in a cell/molecular biology laboratory (Oncology setting highly preferred)
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture (cancer cell lines), protein expression quantification (ELISA, MSD, FACS), RT-PCR, and western blot/immunoprecipitation
  • Must be able to work in an innovative, fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

What We Offer
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so