CRISPR Screening Research Associate

Location
South San Francisco
Posted
Jul 01, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

This fulltime, direct hire opportunity is ideal for candidates who have a B.S. or M.S. in Molecular Biology or stem cell or related fields and 2+ years of experience.

See below for complete job responsibilities and requirements. If after reviewing, you are interested in learning more about this, or other opportunities within the Biotech Industry, please apply with your updated resume ASAP. 

Title: CRISPR Screening Research Associate 
Compensation: $70,000-$80,000-depending on experience
Location: South San Francisco, CA 
Type: Direct Hire/Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the high-throughput screening for a portfolio of cell therapy applications
  • Develop DNA constructs and CRISPR librarie
  • Develops, evaluates, optimizes and implements new technologies, laboratory protocols, and methodologies for biochemical and cell-based assays
  • Provide expert support for multiplexing and scaling biological readouts across our broader scientific tea
  • Maintain familiarity with the relevant current literature and its application to multiplexing readouts and cell therapy
  • Coordinate tasks across multiple projects, demonstrating prioritization and planning
  • Interpret and effectively execute experiments in line with project timelines and goals

Requirements:

  • BS/MS in molecular biology, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, stem cell or related fields, with 2+ years of relevant research experience in industry or academia
  • Experience with high-throughput functional CRISPR screening; prior experience using gene editing, RNAi, CRISPRa/i, or CRISPR KO strategies
  • Working knowledge of NGS technologies and workflows