Research Scientist or Senior Research Associate - Ott lab

San Francisco, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ott Lab


Research Scientist orSenior Research Associate , in vivoresearch

TheGladstoneInstituteofVirologyisrecruitingadiligentandmotivatedSeniorResearchAssociate or Research Scientisttoconductsmallanimalstudiesfor theinvestigationofaerosolpathogensunderbiosafetylevel3(BSL3)biocontainment,suchas withsevereacuterespiratorysyndromecoronavirus2(SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent ofcoronavirusdisease 2019 (COVID-19).

  • Design relevant animal research experiments and projects with internal and external collaborators for execution in the BSL3 lab
  • BSL3-relevantresearchactivities withsmallanimalmodels to study virological diseases that may include management of colonies (including acquisition/breeding of animals, record keeping, genotyping),smallanimalsurgeries for downstream analyses, processing tissues, harvesting and maintaining primary cell cultures, viral infections, drug administrations, among other tasks
  • BSL3-relevantresearchactivities invirologythat may include expansion of viruses in cell lines, performing titrations and QC, infections, experimental perturbations, and preparation of samples (e.g. cell fixation) for downstream project-specific assays
  • Routine activities in theBSL3lab, implementation ofbiosafety, security, and common laboratory standard operating procedures and processes in accordance with state and federal regulations

Required Qualifications:
  • PhD (preferred) orBS/BA, MS/MA in Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related field
  • 7+ years of related experience for individuals with a BS/BA
  • 5+ years of related experience for individuals with a MS/MA
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of extensivehands-on experience with handling of andresearchactivities insmallanimalmodelssuchas mice, rats, or hamsters
  • 2+ years of experience performing experiments and training other individuals in BSL2 and/orBSL3laboratories
  • Outstanding communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work on several projects in parallel as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD preferred
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture, general molecular biology, andvirologyassays
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds

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.