RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - GLP/GMP LABORATORY Nodality, Inc.
Nodality, selected as the ?Most Promising Company? at the 2011 Personalized World Medicine Conference, is looking for an individual who is motivated to apply his/her bioinformatics and computer science skills to the high-impact area of personalized medicine. Our expertise in multiparametric single cell-based measurements will enable us to advance our technology in all aspects of drug development including discovery research, clinical trial cohort identification, biomarker analysis, and pharmacodynamic monitoring.
We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate at our South San Francisco, California laboratory to participate in validation and research efforts utilizing Nodality developed assays that will be applied to diagnostic tests for hematological malignancies and autoimmune disorders.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Rigorous execution of experiments according to pre-defined SOPs in a timely and efficient manner. This includes an absolute requirement to perform experiments in a GLP/GMP environment.
Understanding of experimental goals and results and the ability to provide feedback and troubleshooting solutions when required.
Drafting of experimental procedures and defined goals for new assays when required.
Routine handling of fresh or cryopreserved clinical (particularly blood and/or bone marrow) specimens for Nodality assay testing.
Work cooperatively in a team environment; supporting senior scientific staff and co-workers.
Master's degree in science with a minimum of 3 years industry experience OR
Bachelor's degree in science with a minimum of 4?5 years industry experience
Candidate qualifications include, but are not limited to:
An understanding of the principles and practice of flow cytometry. Prior experience using flow cytometry instrumentation strongly preferred (Becton Dickinson or Beckman Coulter platforms preferred).
A working knowledge of cell signaling pathways (PI3K, JAK/STAT, or MAPK for example), how they function and their involvement in disease development/progression is a definite plus.
An understanding of the principles and practices of fluorescent microscopy (preferred but not required).
Experience in working in a GLP/GMP environment.
Experience in handling clinical specimens.
Experience in routine cell culture techniques and/or large scale cell culture production.
Ability to work independently while managing project time lines.
Excellent WRITTEN and ORAL communication skills.
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