Job Details

  • Title: Research Associate
  • Code: RCI-47649-1
  • Location: San Diego, CA 92121
  • Posted Date: 05/13/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

100% Onsite work. THIS IS NOT A PhD opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Must be open to weekend work (about 2 hrs most weekends).
  • Senior Research Associate - Requires Bachelor's Degree or Master’s; between 2-5 years bench experience.
  • Typical Daily Work schedule = 8-5 with some flexibility in start/end times.


  • We are seeking a scientist with in vivo skills to support the discovery and development of new drugs targeting a variety of oncology indications, mostly solid tumors.
  • Ideal candidates must be skilled in animal handling (mice) including drug administration by multiple routes, tumor implanting and tissue harvesting.
  • Additional experience with in vitro techniques such as cell culture, cell isolation, Mesoscale, Nanostring, IHC, Western Blot, and qPCR are preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years or Master’s degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, or Molecular Biology with 2 years of experience.
  • Candidates with a background in Cancer Biology will be preferred.
  • Experience with in vivo tumor models, including tumor volume measurement, drug dosing via various routes, injection, blood and tissue collection and processing required.
  • Experience with tumor imaging techniques is valued, but not required.
  • Experience with cell culture, isolation of primary cell populations and performing cellular assays.
  • Experience with in vitro techniques such as ELISA, MSD, western blot, immunohistochemistry, etc. is preferred.
  • Data analysis skills and experience with a variety of software applications such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Graphpad prism are required.
  • Experience with Studylog is preferred.