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Senior-Research Associate - South SF.

  • Location: San Francisco
  • $ Salary: US$85000.00 - US$100000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Amber Mitchell
  • Expiry Date: 17 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -112023-482595

Senior/Research Associate - Gene Therapy Drug Development

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Are you passionate about advancing gene therapy and contributing to ground-breaking drug development efforts? Our client is actively seeking a talented and motivated Senior/Research Associate to join their dynamic team. As a key member of their gene therapy research division, you will play a crucial role in the design, generation, and evaluation of gene therapy vectors. This opportunity is offered on a full-time and permanent basis.

The anticipated salary range for this role is $85-100,000. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate gene therapy vectors for in vitro and in vivo efficacy evaluation.
  • Execute a cloning strategy to prepare plasmids containing genes of interest.
  • Communicate updates and results at group meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records of experiments and ensure adherence to laboratory procedures and protocols.


  • Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences (e.g., Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Physiology, or a related field) with 1-3 years of relevant postgraduate research experience.
  • Industry experience is preferred.
  • Experience with a variety of cloning techniques, including restriction enzyme, site-directed mutagenesis, and Gibson cloning.
  • Experience with Sanger and Plasmid-EZ sequencing analysis and sequence alignment.
  • Proficiency with molecular biology software, such as Geneious.

Why Join Us:

  • Contribute to ground-breaking gene therapy drug development.
  • Collaborate with a diverse and innovative team.
  • Work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are ready to make a significant impact in the field of gene therapy and meet the qualifications outlined above, we invite you to apply.