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Senior Research Associate CRISPR

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TechData Service Company LLC

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San Diego, California

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time | Contract$32 – $36 an hour5 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance – Dental insurance Qualifications – Time management – Flow cytometry – Western blot – Math – Laboratory experience – Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Job Type: Contract Job Length: 1 Year (Renewable) Compensation: Negotiable Job ID: 9933 Actual Job Title: Senior Research Associate Typical Daily Work Hours: 8am to 5pm (some flexibility in start/end times) Candidates should be open to working Weekends (likely just for a few hours on occasion) & /or OT work (which is rare) if necessary. 100% onsite work. The early drug discovery team in the Oncogenesis Thematic Research Center (TRC) is seeking a SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (1-year contractor) to assist the high-throughput screen to uncover novel substrates of E3 ligase complex as novel drug candidates for the treatment of various cancers. Specific job duty includes the following: 1) Molecular cloning and generation of stable cell lines; 2) Perform high-throughput screen, quality control and data upload; 3) Utilize CRISPR technology to determine the therapeutic relevance of novel oncology targets. The successful candidate will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment, and will have the opportunity to work closely with discovery project teams and scientists across the Oncogenesis TRC functional areas. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: – Plan and execute scientific experiments related to one or more programs – Design research protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator – Assist senior researchers in executing, conducting analysis and reporting results – Perform high-throughput screen to uncover novel substrates of E3 ligase complex – Generate stable cancer cell lines via retroviral or lentiviral transduction – Conduct various cell based assays to characterize drug candidates – Interprets data, troubleshoots and recommends corrective actions for routine problems – Familiarity with literature and internal best practices to identify opportunities to improve productivity and quality of work Skills/Knowledge Required: – Bachelor or master’s degree in a scientific discipline with 3-6 years of wet lab research experience – Experience with assay development, molecule cloning, flow cytometry, western blot, lentiviral/retroviral infection and stable cell line construction – Excellent time management, organizational skills and multitasking, and math skills for routine calculation – Strong communication skills, both written and oral Job Types: Full-time, Contract Pay: $32.00 – $36.00 per hour Benefits: – Dental insurance – Health insurance Schedule: – 8 hour shift – Monday to Friday Experience: – Molecular Cloning: 1 year (Preferred) – Assay Development: 1 year (Preferred) – Stable Cell Line Contstruction: 1 year (Preferred) – wet lab: 3 years (Preferred) – Flow Cytometry: 1 year (Preferred) – Western Blot: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: – One location Work Remotely: – No Show full job description Quick