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Associate Scientist

South San Francisco, CA
“This Company requires all staff, staff augmentation external workers, and certain other external workers, in the United States and Puerto Rico vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of assignment at this company. In accordance with applicable law, this company will provide reasonable accommodations staff augmentation external workers qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship this company, its operations, or its staff.”

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    
  • Cell Culture experience
  • Molecular Biology experience
  • In Vitro Assay experience

New grads welcome with bachelors but work experience or volunteer bench experience in addition to school is expected

Day to Day Responsibilities:    

Job Details:

Bachelors' degree with 2 years of experience OR a Master's degree

To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. Plans, conducts and monitors experiments. Records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data. Responsibilities include:

-Designs and executes molecular biology and cell based experiments and protocols
-Performs work with scientific rigor in order to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision
-Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data
-Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary
-Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review
-Engages coworkers in scientific discussions
-Communicates data and interpretation to work group
-Skilled at assay optimization
-Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques
-Effectively troubleshoots equipment and experimental difficulties
-Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents
-Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety drills and associated training
-May train staff and/or supervise others
-Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task
-Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments

-Degree in Cell or Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent field of study
-Previous work experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry is preferred

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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