Research Associate/Senior Research Associate - Weinberger Lab

San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Weinberger Lab


The Weinberger Lab is looking to hire a Research Associate. The person in this position will be responsible for conducting small animal work and virology assays.

  • Design relevant animal research experiments and projects with internal and external collaborators
  • Research activities with small animal models to study virological diseases that may include management of colonies (including acquisition/breeding of animals, record keeping, genotyping), small animal surgeries for downstream analyses, processing tissues, harvesting and maintaining primary cell cultures, viral infections, drug administrations, among other tasks
  • Research activities in virology that 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
  • Implementation of biosafety, security, and common laboratory standard operating procedures and processes in accordance with state and federal regulations
  • Ordering, stocking and general laboratory management and maintenance will be required.

  • Prerferred: MS degree in Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related field and 3-5+ years of related experience *PhD also accepted but not necessary*
  • B.S./B.A., in a related field and 5-7+ years of related experience
  • AA/AS degree in a related field and 7-9+ years of related experience.
  • 2+ years of extensive hands-on experience with handling of and research activities in small animal models such as mice, rats, or hamsters
  • 2+ years of experience performing experiments in BSL2 and/or BSL3 laboratories. Training/mentoring experience is a plus but not required.
  • Some experience with IACUC and ACURO is preferred.
  • Ability to work well with a team. Has strong communication skills and works well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills

Additional information:
  • Exact title and salary are dependent on education and experience

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.