Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Redwood City, USA
Posting date: 17 Mar 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a global pharmaceutical company located in Redwood City, CA. Successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree in a scientific-related field and experience with the development of biochemical or cell-based assays for compound profiling.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of biochemical and cellular assays.
  • Program and operate custom-integrated automation systems.
  • Perform data analysis, reporting and integration with database software.
  • Work with project and department team members to develop and optimize assays to support drug discovery efforts across multiple therapeutic areas including oncology and inflammatory diseases.
  • Support lead identification and optimization efforts by providing assay development and high throughput biology expertise.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS or equivalent degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in industry, with direct experience in assay development and high-throughput screening.
  • Specific experience with the development of biochemical or cell-based assays for compound profiling.
  • Strong tissue culture experience would be a plus: transient/stable cell transfection, primary cells and transformed human cell lines.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience with data analysis.
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have strong communication skills.
  • Must be collaborative and have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Ability to manage several projects at any given time, work successfully in a cross-functional team environment and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Catherine Nguyen at (+1) 215-531-5643 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.