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SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - BIOLOGY RESEARCH/DNA/RNA EXTRACTION

SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA

We are searching for a self-motivated Senior Research Associate with 4-8 years of hands-on laboratory experience. The successful candidate will develop and use biochemical assays to measure pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity and biomarkers of new therapeutics.

The Senior Research Associate will work closely with a team of dedicated researchers and will have the opportunity positively impact the lives of patients with rare diseases.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and use a variety of analytical methods to detect biomarkers, drug, and antibodies in biological matrices. Techniques may include (but are not limited to) ELISA, enzyme activity assays, DNA/RNA extraction and droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR).
  • Develop new techniques, or bring in new technology from the outside, to enhance the analytical capabilities of the group.
  • Present results, conclusions, and implications to project teams.
  • Meticulously adhere to electronic data recording standards.
  • Share responsibility for lab management duties.
  • Contribute to reports and peer-reviewed publications.

EXPERIENCE

  • 4-8 years of laboratory experience.
  • Advanced degree or bachelor’s degree with demonstrated experience as an independent researcher.
  • Broad technical proficiency and ability to solve complex scientific and technical issues independently.
  • Experience with handling animal tissues is desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: ability to prepare and present data in group settings, prepare formal reports, communicate across functions.
  • The position requires organizational skills, self-motivation, teamwork, and dedication to quality in a fast-paced setting. 

 

EDUCATION

 Experience & Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience performing molecular biology, immunoassays, or other analytical methods in a biological or biochemical field.
  • Working knowledge of cell and molecular biology and biochemistry.
 

Senior Research Associate 1 :

Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience; Master’s degree with at least 4 years of relevant experience

Senior Research Associate 2:

Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience; Master’s degree with at least 6 years of relevant experience

KP RECRUITING GROUP
 
KP Recruiting Group was started to create a world-wide network of multi-level, highly skilled talent; that are either experts or working to become one, in their respective fields. Our process involves focusing on the talent, skills, and experience of an individual as a key indicator of the present and future value that they will bring to any organization.

In establishing a network, we are able to forge genuine relationships with talent and gain valuable insight that allows us to understand what motivates them. This data allows us to give strategic advice to our partners as they go through the process of managing their human capital.

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