Senior Research Associate

Job Title: Senior Research Associate
Location: San Carlos, United States
Reference: 310
Contact Name: Curtis Bull
Job Published: September 05, 2019 12:59

Job Description

Talent has partnered with a Biotechnology start up that is using cell based target-identification and drug-discovery platforms to develop innovative products that serve previously unmet medical needs and address the altered biological state of patients suffering from neurological disorders.

What we're looking for: 

A Senior Research Associate with strong mammalian cell culture experience to join their organization. Applicants must be open to wearing multiple hats and open to tasks not listed on the Job Description as it is a start up team environment.  Neuroscience and human stem cell research experience is preferred.     

What you'll do:

  • Maintenance of human stem cell cultures (ES, iPS and NSC)

  • Participate in vitro assays to analyze multiple neural phenotypes.

  • Basic molecular biology assays (i.e. DNA, RNA and protein purification and analysis)

  • Unexpected laboratory duties



  • Masters with 3+ years of related technical experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or biotech lab environment. 

  • Must work well in small work groups.

  • Must assist in trouble shooting and process optimization under the guidance of Senior Leadership. 

  • Detail oriented. 

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with excellent record keeping is required.

  • A self-motivator with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.


  • Competitive salary and benefits


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