Research Associate - Weinberger Lab

Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 03, 2021
Ref
REQ-590
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Category:
Science
Lab/Area:

Weinberger Lab

Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Weinberger Lab is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate I with a strong interest in gene regulatory biology potentially leading to engineering of novel therapies for human viruses. The person in this position will support an active wet lab research program through molecular cloning, flow cytometry, mammalian tissue culture, production of next generation sequencing libraries, and cultivation of pathogenic human viruses. The RA will be expected to design and perform experiments, interpret results, and provide project updates. The RA will also assist in general upkeep of the laboratory by maintaining common laboratory equipment/reagents and ordering/stocking supplies.

Education/Skills Experience Required:

AS and 2+ years relevant experience

Bachelor or Masters Degree in biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, or related field

2+ years of hands-on lab experience (in addition to lab coursework completed as part of undergraduate/masters curriculum)

Strong foundation in molecular biology research

Familiar with molecular cloning, mammalian tissue culture, qPCR, flow cytometry, and next generation sequencing

Experience with culturing human viruses is desired, but optional

Outstanding communication skills, close attention to detail, the capacity to work on several projects in parallel, and the ability to

work as a team player.

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.