Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Associate I/II

Job Number: 34793

Location: San Diego County, CA 92121

Job Description

The Technician/Associate I/II will be supporting in vitro and vivo drug potency studies and assist existing research efforts.  The successful candidate under the direction of a supervisor is responsible for data collection, analysis, and other in vitro and in vivo related tasks.


  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Maintain accurate records of data, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
  • Summarize experiment and data
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the team researcher and/or supervisor
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
  • Manage and respond to project related emails
  • Prepare progress reports for the PI and PD, QC and manufacturing
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations
  • Monitor the project reagents and materials
  • Tissue harvesting and submitting samples for histology
  • RNA/DNA isolation from cells or tissues
  • Flow cytometry analysis; and
  • Perform PCR, qRT-PCR, or other basic molecular biology techniques

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in the biological sciences (or experience in biology research)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and complete experiments, analyze data and provide results to end-users in a timely fashion is required
  • 1+ years of sterile tissue culture experience preferred
  • Cell culture and molecular biology skills are required
  • Experience with flow cytometry, functional assays, DNA, RNA and protein analysis is preferred
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work

Salary range: $50,000-70,000K annually

Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Paid Time Off


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