Research Associate, Epigenetics


: $80,020.00 - $144,170.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Research Associate, Epigenetics

San Francisco, CA Kelly Scientific is currently seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join the Epigenetic Drug Discovery Group of a global biopharmaceutical company. To help turn incurable cancers into chronic, manageable conditions. Description: The successful candidate will have a strong foundation in transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of gene expression and will be familiar with NGS technologies enabling study of chromatin landscapes. The candidate will be expected to design, develop and execute experiments that include new target identification and validation, identification of biomarkers and elucidation of mechanism of action. The candidate will be working with NGS technologies and trained to perform novel single cell techniques. Knowledge / Skill Ability:

  • Design, plan and execute scientific experiments with moderate supervision
  • Proficient in cell biology including shRNA and CRISPR technologies
  • Experienced in molecular and cell biology techniques such as Realtime PCR, Immunoprecipitation, Immunoblotting, Chromatin Immunoprecipitation.
  • Experience in Epigenetic Profiling studies using Next Generation Sequencing and knowledge of Illumina sequencing technologies and 10X genomics systems are highly desired
  • RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-Seq Experience in designing and executing cell-based screen in HTS format is a plus.
  • Analyze, interpret scientific data and suggest new directions
  • Accurately maintain written reports, organize data and reports for presentations at project and department meetings.
  • Independently review current literature pertaining to relevant research programs and assay techniques.
  • The candidate must be able to multitask, be highly motivated, innovative and a strong team player.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, strong written and oral
    communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are essential.

Qualifications: Education / Experience: The position requires a Master s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 4 years work experience, or Bachelor s degree with at least 6 years work experience in cancer research. In depth knowledge in epigenetic, gene transcription regulation and cell signaling is required.

Why Kelly?

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About Kelly

At Kelly, we re always thinking about what s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Associated topics: antibody, dietician, drug discovery, metabolism, nutrition, pharmaceutical, pharmacology, pharmacy, vaccine, virus * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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