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Research Associate

Posted by: Cellecta, Inc.

Posted date: Jan-02-2020

Location: Mountain View, CA

Cellecta, a small, privately-owned Mountain View, CA based biotechnology company, is looking for a dynamic and energetic life science professional to support service projects and help develop novel functional genomics applications for life science researchers.

The company currently offers tools and services for CRISPR and RNAi genetic screening, cell barcoding and tracking, and targeted RNA expression analysis. We are seeking an individual with strong practical expertise in molecular and cell biology laboratory procedures to independently carry out customer-driven service projects and support development efforts to expand applications of our existing technology portfolio.


* Solid hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, viral delivery vectors, DNA cloning and vector construction, plasmid preparation, RNA/DNA extraction, PCR.
* Experience with gene editing, NGS, RNA-Seq, flow cytometry, and related advanced cell and molecular biology technologies is a plus.
* Proven ability to multi-task and problem-solve in a deadline-oriented work environment.
* M.S. degree in Cell Biology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or similar discipline.
* Experience in biotech/pharma highly desirable.
* Minimum 5 years of experience in an academic or commercial lab.
* Ability to describe and document laboratory work, procedures, and findings clearly and concisely for use in protocol manuals, marketing collateral, application notes and articles, presentations, and posters.
* Flexible and able to work weekends for cell culture maintenance if necessary.
* Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.
* Ability to clearly, concisely, and effectively communicate with both internal and external researchers.
* Effective collaboration with team members and external researchers to carry out projects.
* Strong computer skills.
* Bioinformatics computer skills a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Local applicants only. Sorry, no relocations or H1 Visas at this time.

Applications from principals only please. Cellecta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Title Research Associate
Post Details
Email hr(at)cellecta.com
Employer's Website www.cellecta.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cell Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Mountain View, CA
Key Words cell biology, molecular biology, plasmid purification, vector construction, viral vectors, flow cytometry, CRISPR, cell culture, tissue culture
Start Date ASAP
Salary DOE + bonus
Deadline Mar-31-2020