Contract Research Associate - Bioanalytical Assay Development

Location
Menlo Park, CA, United States
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Ref
39029
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
The successful candidate will join a highly motivated team of scientists and associates developing novel genetic therapies for respiratory diseases and will be responsible for development and execution of bioanalytical assays to support pre-clinical studies.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Execute bioanalytical assays to support cell-based and in vivo studies. These assays will focus initially on detection and quantitation of target protein expression and mRNA cargo as well as immunogenicity and tolerability of the drug candidates.
  • Work closely with cell culture, in vivo, RNA production, and formulation teams to coordinate sample processing and bioanalytical assays.
  • Must be able to maintain accurate and well-organized laboratory records, worksheets, and notebooks.


Qualifications
  • BS in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, or a related life science field with 0-3 years of experience in a biotech company or fast-paced academic lab.
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of biochemical and molecular biology techniques.
  • Experience with a variety of analytical techniques including quantitative PCR, ELISA, and western blotting.
  • Experience with sample processing methods to support protein and nucleic acid detection from a variety of tissue types.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, data analysis software (e.g. GraphPad Prism).
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.