Research Scientist

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Website SGA Inc.

SGA Inc.

Company : SGA Inc.

Country: United States

Location : South San Francisco, California

Post: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 06:48:49 GMT

Expires: Thu, 20 Apr 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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—————————— Job Description ——————————

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Research Scientist for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Pharmaceutical Services clients in South San Francisco, CA.

Responsibilities :

Develop in vitro models for screening of novel modalities in complex cell-based systems

Support quantitative assay development and mechanism of action (MOA) studies for functional characterization of targets and in vitro screening of novel therapeutic modalities.

Focus on developing and validating functional assays for miniaturization and high-throughput screening.

Function as part of a multi-disciplinary project teams.

Works on transformative science

Takes help in building exciting physiologically relevant human cell models for drug discovery

Required Skills:

PhD with major in biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, or related fields.

Exceptional M.S/B.S. candidates with 2-5 years of relevant experience in academia, biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

Hands-on experience in cell biology, culturing mammalian cell lines, biochemical and cell-based assay design and development.

Experience in construct design, immunofluorescence staining and imaging techniques, and cell-based functional assay development.

Ability to work independently to design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments, interpret data and perform functional analyses.

Excited to work in collaborative environment with time management and organizational skills to communicate the research with cross functional teams.

Individuals interested in drug discovery, are self-motivated and have passion for rigorous scientific research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred Skills:

Experience with quantitative data analysis methods.

Familiarity with directed differentiation of cell types from human iPSCs and their use in drug discovery.

Hands-on experience with pluripotent stem cell cultures, and lab automation is a plus but not required.

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let’s work better together, we mean it. You’ll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

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