Randstad Research Associate in San Rafael, California
location:San Rafael, CA
salary:$27.20 - $32 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, January 30, 2019
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Research Associate II
We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative and team-oriented individual to join the human genetics research group. The successful candidate will utilize the latest technologies to advance our therapeutic research and discovery efforts. Tasks will include the use of molecular biology technologies to assess genomic functions in vitro. The position requires adaptability, creativity, and a capacity for constant innovation in pursuit of company goals.
location: San Rafael, California
job type: Contract
salary: $27.20 - 32.00 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
Utilize high throughput molecular biology techniques to construct DNA libraries. Purify plasmid DNA and analyze using Sanger sequencing, Bioanalyzer, Nanodrop and fluorescence-based assays.
Mammalian tissue culture and DNA/RNA isolation. Analysis of gene expression and function by qPCR, ddPCR, ELISA, Western and Flow Cytometry. Analysis of DNA by library preparation and next generation sequencing.
Utilize data management software such as Excel, Prism, Geneious/SnapGene and computational analysis of genomic data using R, Perl or Python.
Organizational and communication skills, time management, dependability and the ability to work as a collaborative team member are essential.
Education & Qualifications
Research Associate I: Bachelors degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience - OR - a Masters' degree with minimal work experience
Research Associate II: Bachelors degree and at least 4 years of experience - OR - a Masters degree with at least 2 years of relevant experience
A working knowledge of molecular biology techniques such as PCR, electrophoresis, qRT-PCR, ELISA, DNA and protein purification as well as molecular cloning is preferred.
skills: PCR, MS-EXCEL, In Vitro, Flow Cytometry, Protein Purification, RT-PCR
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.