Research Associate II

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Foster City, California
Posting date: 06 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently seeking a Research Associate for a biotechnology company located in Foster City, CA. Successful candidate will work on complex problems where the development and implementation of non-routine assays and analysis are required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently execute tasks and support early discovery activities and project goals.
  • Interpret experimental outcomes and present results in team meetings.
  • Interface with cross-functional and cross-site subject matter experts, project teams, and external vendors to advance projects.
  • Demonstrate strong time and task management skills.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3-5+ years of experience with BS/MS degree in Biology or Biological Science.
  • Proficiency in common laboratory techniques: ELISA, multi-color flow cytometry, and Western blot.
  • Direct experience in research drug discovery and target identification/validation.
  • Core cell biology skills required, including mammalian and primary tissue culture, isolation of primary immune cells from blood/tissue, and development of subsequent functional assays.
  • Familiarity with in vitro and in vivo model systems of inflammation is considered a plus.
  • Strong motivation, attention to detail, with the ability to think independently and integrate into a high-achieving team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent record-keeping and organizational skills.
  • Must be a flexible, results oriented, independent self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

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.