We’re seeking a Research Associate I with a strong background in molecular biology lab techniques, who can support our research and development programs and client projects. At Digital Proteomics you’ll have the opportunity to learn cutting-edge techniques for antibody and B cell analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct lab work under the general direction of your supervisor.
  • Recognize potential problems in order to understand and troubleshoot assays.
  • Communicate clearly through an electronic lab notebook the protocols used and experimental results.
  • Maintain an organized lab and work space.
  • Collaborate with assay development scientists, bioinformatics scientists, and vendors to optimize and automate workflows.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, biology, genomics or similar field.
  • 0-2 years post-undergraduate experience in life sciences.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques including RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, PCR, and gel electrophoresis.
  • Flexibility and curiosity to learn new techniques and workflows.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with preparing libraries for the Illumina MiSeq system.
  • Experience in protein expression.
  • Experience in protein chemistry and purification.
  • Experience with Good Laboratory Practices.

Position Details:

  • Full-time, M-F, 9am-5pm
  • Located in San Diego, CA

Benefits:

  • Competitive health and dental plans
  • Employer retirement plan
  • Flexible vacation