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Research Associate, In Vivo Imaging - South SF - Contract

  • Location: San Francisco
  • $ Salary: US$38 - US$40 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Amber Mitchell
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: 01 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -042023-478474

We are working with a mid-sized Biotech company located in South San Francisco, CA, who are looking to hire a Research Associate to join their team to support preclinical computed tomography (CT) studies. We are looking for someone with experience in preclinical imaging (BLI, ultrasound, micro-CT, or MRI), with demonstrated skills in working with rodents, performing imaging studies and participating in data analysis. This role will focus on planning and performing micro-CT experiments to characterize physiological changes of mammalian aging and age-related diseases. This opportunity is offered on an initial 12 month contract basis, with possibility of further extension/conversion to permanent. As a w2 contract worker you are eligible to a benefits package including health/dental/vision/life insurance, a 401k vehicle and more.

The anticipated pay range for this role is $38-40/hr ($76-80,000 p/a). We encourage candidates of all levels to apply as there may be flexibility on final job title and responsibilities. The salary offer will be based on a variety of factors, including experience, qualifications, internal equity etc.


  • Planning of in vivo imaging studies
  • Performing micro-CT imaging studies (animal preparation, in vivo imaging, data management, data analysis using existing pipelines)
  • Perform tail vein cannulations for intravenous contrast agent administration


  • Undergraduate degree in life or physical sciences required, plus 1 year of relevant lab experience in an academic or industry setting
  • Experience with preclinical imaging modality (micro-CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, SPECT, or BLI)
  • Hands-on experience with rodent handling

If this seems like something you may be interested in, then please apply with an up to date copy of your resume.