Senior Research Associate in Menlo Park, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


 The candidate will be expected to perform in vitro assays to determine therapeutic efficacy of small molecules in our therapeutic pipeline and to assist the development of new assays for future clinical diagnosis to measure biochemical markers of therapeutic effects. The scope of work includes running compound screening assays and performing a variety of molecular and biochemical assays to evaluate drug efficacy. Documenting experimental processes and generating reports will also be essential duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related fields.
  • Ability to perform experiments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as a productive member in a dynamic and highly collaborative team; high level of energy, enthusiasm, and good communication skills
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Additional Qualifications

Candidates with direct experience in the following areas will be given priority.

  • More than 4-year Industry experience
  • Reliable and steady hands in cell culture handling
  • Experience in ELISA assay
  • Nucleic acid and protein handling, including DNA and RNA purification and quantification; qRT-PCR, Western blotting, immuno-staining and other immunochemical techniques
  • Ability to precisely document experimental procedures; clearly communicate and present research data

Interested candidates please send your resumes to 

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