Job Description

Associate Research Scientist
Job Number: 19-11777
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for an Associate Research Scientist for our client in Redwood City, CA
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
  • We are seeking a motivated Associate Research Scientist/Scientist 1 to join the NGS team of Mechanistic Disease Discovery Research group to perform and develop NGS workflow assays to support immune-oncology drug discovery and translational researches. Candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining NGS equipment, interacting with multiple databases, completing projects in a timely fashion, research and development and giving presentations. This position will be located at our state-of-the-art research facility in Redwood City, CA.
  • Operation of different genomics analysis technologies such as NGS liquid-handler and sequencers, real time PCR, Bioanalyzer for quantification, QC and validation.
  • Develops, validates, and applies methods for various genomic and transcriptomic sequencing methods.
  • Processes nucleic acid isolation and quantification as needed.
  • Works with senior and junior members of the team, instrument vendors and IT group to create new workflows that are robust, cost-effective and time efficient.
  • Accurately and consistently records experimental methods, materials and results in electronic laboratory notebooks. Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions, and determines future experiments.
  • Presents findings or project status reviews at internal seminars/meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationship with personnel in development; orients and trains other scientists on-site and peers as needed.
  • BA/BS, MS or Ph.D in Molecular Biology or other biology background with strong knowledge of Molecular Biology.
  • Hands-on experience performing real time PCR, NGS library prep and biochemistry assay development or other molecular biology methods.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to collaborate in a dynamic and innovative research environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro 

If interested, you may contact:

Chris Paltep
Chris Paltep | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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