Research Associate (Development)

Title Research Associate (Development)
Job Type Fulltime
Salary DOE
Location San Francisco Bay Area

Client Description:  Our client is a biology technology company.

Position Summary: The Research Associate will develop protocols and methods for high throughput.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build DNA assemblies
  • DNA analysis and design
  • Transform a variety of host microbes
  • Using 96 well format, culture host microbes
  • For quality control and test strains, apply analytical methods, including:
    • PCR, DNA and protein electrophoresis
    • Western blotting,
    • Spectrophotometry
    • Plate based assays
  • High-throughput sample analysis
  • Prepare materials including media and buffers
  • Manage experiment schedules
  • Process materials
  • Collect, store and analyze data
  • Utilize automation tools to produce higher amount of experimental throughput
  • Communicate experimental results to the project team

 Essential/Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 2+ years of working experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years working experience
  • Knowledge and training in the following:
    • Biology/Molecular biology
    • Chemistry/Biochemistry
    • Engineering
  • Proficiency in designing and executing experiments in lab
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