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Research Associate - Discovery Core

  • Location: San Diego
  • Salary: Up to £35.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Taylor Cochran
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: 01/01/2023
  • Expiry Date: 21 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -112022-475568

Full Job Description

Currently in search for a Research Associate to join a Pharma company based in San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate will work within a small team to plan, organize and execute cell culture responsibilities to support the High Throughput Assays (HTA) group, with the potential for automated assay execution at scale.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work independently to accurately plan and schedule daily cell culture deliverables.
  • Execute standard cell culture procedures, including maintaining and plating of recombinant HEK cell lines at scale on a weekly basis, utilizing plate-based automation.
  • Effectively collate and interpret data systematically and make recommendations for next steps
  • Apply technical proficiency in the development and implementation of new cell culture processes to streamline current practices
  • Support assay execution on large-scale automated platforms.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Biology, Cell Biology or a related science
  • 2+ years of experience with standard sterile cell culture techniques required for the routine handling and maintenance of recombinant cell lines at scale
  • Experience with liquid handling equipment and general plate handling automation