Job Description

Senior Research Associate
Job Number: 21-10077
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Senior Research Associate for our client in San Diego, 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!

  • Carry out NGS and epigenomics assays in support of large collaborative initiatives
  • Contribute to the development of NGS assays to benefit drug discovery and translational research
  • Generate NGS libraries and perform library QC upstream of sequencing
  • Develop and edit protocols and standard operating procedures
  • Perform a wide variety of basic molecular biology techniques with minimal supervision
  • Maintain an uninterrupted supply of reagents and consumables for ongoing collaborative efforts
  • Effectively communicate results in a group setting
  • Maintain an accurate and complete laboratory notebook and other records, as needed
  • Play a key role in the utilization of genomics assays across diverse research programs
  • Work under the guidance of a principal scientist to reliably high quality data to ongoing collaborative research efforts
  • Must be a strong team player with a positive attitude and flexibility to change of priority
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Should have a Master's degree in the life sciences with at least 2 years' experience performing NGS assays, or a Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years' experience performing NGS assays
  • Hands-on experience with epigenomics assays such as chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP-seq), DNA methylation assays, or ATAC-seq
  • Competence in routine mammalian cell culture and sterile technique
  • Strong understanding of NGS technologies, with a track record of utilizing such assays in a research environment
  • Familiarity with Illumina sequencing, and hands-on experience in the generation and QC of Illumina sequencing libraries
  • Experience with standard molecular biology tools e.g., PCR, qPCR, gel and capillary electrophoresis
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, and ability to understand and present on genomics data
  • Strong organizational skills and comfort with systems e.g., Confluence, JIRA, SharePoint systems
  • Commitment to quality by rigorous and constant evaluation of own work
  • Adaptability; able to function effectively in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to use technical skills and good time management to perform work efficiently and meet project timelines
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:
Jay Lucas
Jay Lucas | 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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