3678 Senior Research Associate
The mission of the Biology Research department at the Company is to conduct preclinical research evaluating potential therapeutics for severe rare diseases with unmet medical needs.
Our team in the non-oncology hematology group uses state-of-the art equipment to provide proof-of-concept preclinical data in relevant disease models and data for understanding the mechanisms of action for these potential therapeutics.
We are looking for a self-motivated team player with a minimum of 4 years laboratory experience.
The successful candidate will support Research & Development in generating viral and non-viral gene therapy for rare genetic diseases, and to understand drug response variabilities.
The Senior Research Associate will work closely with a team of dedicated researchers, and be committed to working in the bench, handling pre-clinical/clinical trial samples, and computational analysis.
Careful handling and processing of tissues for high throughput sequencing, and proteomics analysis.
Execution of validated molecular biology assays including nucleic acid isolation (DNA and RNA), library preparation, and QC validations.
Develop and use varied molecular biology and analytical assays including, Real-time PCR, droplet digital PCR, Enzyme activity assays, ELISA, western blotting, etc.
Develop and validate new molecular assays for therapeutic development.
Analysis of high throughput sequencing and proteomics data.
The successful candidate is expected to be independent, collaborative, and promote a collegial workplace.
Having an Industry experience is a plus for consideration.
Prior hands-on experience handling biological/clinical samples.
Basic molecular biology (PCR, RT-PCR, western blot), and mammalian cell culture techniques.
Independently establishes new techniques, technologies, or methods based on evolving project demands.
Experience using computational tools for sequence and protein analysis.
Exceptional communication and organization skills.
Ability to effectively multitask and have a strong desire to learn and contribute.
Willingness to accept new responsibilities.
Able to integrate and assist within varying cross-functional teams.
Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience.
Master’s degree with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Our client has mandated COVID-19 vaccination for their workforce, all external personnel providing services to our client are required to comply with this requirement.