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Research Associate II

Crowd Staffing, A Zenith Talent Company San Diego, CA
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

  • Plan and execute experiments with limited instruction, including maintaining a detailed lab notebook, sample extractions from human blood, sample QC, library preparation, and sequencing, troubleshooting, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Communicate results and conclusions to aid in team decision making in a fast-paced research environment using a product development process.
  • Communicate using various methods including email, presentations, and formal report.
  • Manage goals and duties within defined target timeframes.
  • Other duties may include instrument maintenance, reagent ordering and/or inventory.


  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent lab notebook and documentation skills.
  • Strong laboratory and instrumentation skills.
  • Experience in a BSL2 environment.
  • Familiarity with standard molecular biology/nucleic acid-based protocols, including DNA/RNA purification, quantification, PCR, next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, organized, efficient, problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a desire to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic development environment.
  • Must be fluent in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Hands-on experience with Illumina sequencing instruments and library preparation kits strongly preferred.
  • Hands on experience with FFPE and/or cfDNA materials preferred.
  • Clinical experience such as: IVD product development, Laboratory Developed Tests (LDT), and/or Companion Diagnostics (CDx) desirable.
  • BS or equivalent in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or related field. 2-4 years experience in an academic or industrial laboratory using DNA/RNA techniques

Crowd Staffing, A Zenith Talent Company

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San Diego, CA
92121 USA