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Research Associate II- Huang lab

Employer
Gladstone Institutes
Location
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Oct 3, 2022

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Discipline
Regulatory, Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
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Job Details

Category:Science
Lab/Area:Huang Lab

Description:

The Huang lab focus on the causes and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, they study a variant of apolipoprotein E, called apolipoprotein E4 (apoE4). Approximately 60–75 percent of Alzheimer’s patients carry the apoE4 variant, making it the most important genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The team uses mouse models and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells made from skin cells of patients carrying apoE4 or other mutations related to Alzheimer’s disease to study their effects on the development, survival, and degeneration of neurons. In addition, Huang’s lab is working to identify drug targets and develop therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

We are looking for a Research Associate to join the lab. The successful candidate will help to manage the rodent colony of the Huang lab in expanding and maintaining the colony, in addition to managing the laboratory inventory.

Requirements:

  • AA/AA and 4+ years of related experience for

  • BS/BA and 2+ years of related experience

  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.

Company

Gladstone is an independent, nonprofit life science research organization located in the epicenter of biomedical and technological innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gladstone has created a research model that disrupts how science is done, funds big ideas, and attracts the brightest minds. Gladstone Institutes leads the way for innovative research in the biomedical field. We always seek dedicated and talented individuals to join our team.

Scientists know that using a diversity of approaches is often the most efficient strategy for solving a problem. New and different perspectives engender the very innovation that Gladstone prizes. This is one of the many reasons why we value diversity at Gladstone—be that a diversity of race, culture, religion, mental or physical ability, heritage, age, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our employees hail from more than 30 countries around the globe and we seek to hire the best and brightest for our diverse team of scientists and administrators. Career opportunities are available in both our administrative offices and our research areas.

Our Benefits
Gladstone offers eligible employees—and their dependents—a comprehensive range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings, and professional development.

Highlights

  • Health and Retirement
    • A choice of medical plans, flexible spending account, and retirement account options that include employer contributions help you take care of your health and your future.
  • Time Away from Work
    • More than just vacation days, our paid and unpaid leave policies offer flexibility to help you confront different stages of life including maternity and paternity leave, as well as other types of family leave.
  • Professional Development
    • Gladstone encourages employees to seek the skills they need to remain at the forefront of their profession. By supporting professional development workshops and continuing education, Gladstone provides employees with the resources they need to evolve in their role and in their career.
  • Gladstone Cares
    • A specially selected suite of benefits to support you in and out of the workplace. Includes resources for dealing with the many stages of life to specific coverage for family planning, and back-up child or elder care coverage.
Find Us
Website
Location
1650 Owens Street
San Francisco
California
94158
United States
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