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Senior Research Associate

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Yoh is seeking a Senior Research Associate to support our Oncology Therapeutics Client in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Senior Research Associate will have experience in independently developing research projects and cell based assays. You will be expected to thoughtfully design experiments and carefully execute them to generate high quality and reproducible results.
Industry: BiopharmaceuticalLocation: San Francisco Bay AreaType: Direct Hire

ResponsibilitiesThe key tasks will initially include at least the following:

  • Utilize expertise in basic cellular, molecular, and biochemical techniques to independently design, conduct, and analyze experiments to study the pharmacology of novel oncology drugs
  • Assist junior team members with the above as needed
  • Contribute to scientific discussions and presentations of data to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop/maintain productive business relationships with commercial vendors. Design, coordinate, and manage studies outsourced to CROs.
  • Thoroughly and accurately record and document purpose, rationale, methods, materials, results, and interpretation of experiments in laboratory notebook. Contribute to/approve technical reports.
  • Assist with developing/executing translational biomarker testing of biospecimens from clinical studies and contribute to formal regulatory and development documents as needed.
  • Support the management of and interactions with academic collaborators and corporate partners
  • Evaluate research in areas of scientific interest and expertise through reading scientific journals and technical papers and apply relevant learnings to our projects.

    • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years/Master's degree with 2+ years of experience
    • Biopharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
    • Experience in oncology research and technical expertise in basic cell/molecular biology and biochemical techniques such as cell culture, PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, transient/stable gene expression, flow cytometry, ELISA, luminescence/fluorescence based assays, immunoprecipitation, Western blot, etc. is essential
    • Experience conducting and developing quantitative human cell-based assays is required
    • Proficiency in data analysis and presentation using such programs as MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint), GraphPad Prism, FlowJo, etc
    • Ability to rapidly learn and apply techniques that will address a scientific question
    • Hands-on proficiency with laboratory automation and microplate-based assay formats is highly desirable
    • Experience cultivating productive business relationships with commercial vendors.
    • Creativity and the ability to work within a collaborative team with outside academic and corporate partners to achieve technical and corporate milestones
    • Exceptional organization, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to efficiently manage time and multitask, with flexibility to manage uncertainty, changing priorities, and tight deadlines with resilience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • Actively participate in maintaining a culture of respect, accountability, transparency, and collaboration.

Keywords: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company, San Mateo , Senior Research Associate, Other , San Mateo, California

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