Senior Research Associate

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Senior Research Associate

South San Francisco, California

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Full Time

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South San Francisco, California

Full Time

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September 19, 2022

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Job ID: 1306272TD_1663620372

September 19, 2022

Job ID: 1306272TD_1663620372

Job Summary

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We are seeking a highly motivated, well-organized and laboratory-focused senior or principal research associate that will play a key role in designing and executing cell-based assays and developing new platforms to evaluate our proprietary compounds. The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary team and contribute to the generation of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Position level will be commensurate with experience.

What you'll do:

  • Design research experiments and work independently to execute experiments
  • Perform in vitro cellular assays to enable screening and mechanism of action studies for potential anti-cancer therapeutics
  • Generate engineered cell lines for screening assays
  • Maintain and culture tumor and non-tumorigenic cell lines
  • Analyze and interpret scientific data
  • Troubleshoot assays to ensure high quality data
  • Interface closely with scientists in the research group to ensure assays and screening efforts are aligned to the scientific project goals
  • Present data and report on project status at individual, Biology group and departmental research meetings

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a B.S. degree in cancer/cell/molecular biology or related area
  • B.S./M.S. with 3+ years relevant research experience, preferably in drug discovery in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • Expertise in mammalian cell culture and cell-based assays to evaluate viability (small molecule compound screening), protein level analysis (western blot), gene expression analysis (qRT-PCR) and other functional/molecular biology assays
  • Experience with siRNA transfection/shRNA transduction, CRISPR-based gene editing,

flow cytometry and immunofluorescence is a plus

  • Ability to develop, optimize and troubleshoot new cell-based assays
  • Efficient time management and the ability to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effectively communicate with multiple research teams
  • Has the ability to work independently and adapt to shifting priorities and timelines
  • Attention to detail and enthusiasm for integrating basic science learnings with drug discovery efforts
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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