Research Associate- Ott Lab

San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ott Lab


Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology
The Ott lab at the Gladstone Institute of Virology is recruiting an experienced RA/SRA to contribute molecular biology and bioengineering skills for ongoing virology research and development of viral diagnostics.

• Design and execute molecular biology experiments, interpret results, maintain excellent records, and routinely present project updates
• Perform experiments relevant to viral diagnostic assay development using CRISPR-Cas technology
• Molecular biology research activities may include manipulation of DNA, RNA, and proteinin vitro, quantitative PCR, protein purification, molecular cloning, etc.
• Work independently and collaboratively to complete experiments and research projects

Required Qualifications:
• BS/BA or MS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related field
• 2+ years of hands-on lab experience
• Strong foundation in general molecular biology techniques
• Outstanding communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to multitask with effective time management
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:
• MS is preferred
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• Experience with infectious diseases, virology, bioengineering, bioinformatics or diagnostics is a plus

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.