Senior Research Associate

A Sr. Research Associate job in Redwood City, CA is available through Adecco Medical and Science. This role will be responsible for the generation of custom cell lines using genome engineering reagents and technologies. This role is hands-on, lab-based, and will supervise a supporting team of cell culture RA's and cell banking technicians. This role will be responsible for solving challenging genome engineering problems, ensuring processes are executed correctly while working to develop new and improved protocols, instrumentation, and assays.

Sr. Research Associate Responsibilities:

Work closely with multidisciplinary contributors to build a semi-automated cell engineering operation, focused on delivering custom engineered cell lines for research and customer needs.
Extensive hands-on cell line generation experience using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing on a variety of cell types
Experience culturing different mammalian cell types including human iPSCs, ESCs and primary cells.
Strong molecular biology skills including gDNA, PCR and RNA isolation and molecular cloning skills
Innovative publications and excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
Develop and optimize protocols for CRISPR experiments and cell imaging methods
Supervise cell culture RA’s (as required)
Track new techniques and technologies in CRISPR genome editing space

About You:

B.S or M.S in synthetic/molecular biology, biochemistry, or bioengineering
5+ years of industry and wet lab experience including operating scientific instrumentation
Significant experience in eukaryotic cell culture systems with demonstrated experience in working with clonal cell populations
Strong molecular biology skills including gDNA, PCR and RNA isolation and molecular cloning skills
Experience developing or optimizing scientific protocols
Ability to contribute to the design and analysis of experimental procedures by incorporating the views of others to conduct where appropriate in parallel more than one agreed area of work to agreed timelines
Looking for an energetic startup environment

Nice to Haves:

Fluorescence microscopy and/or FACS
Experience in culturing difficult cell lines
Automation robotics and high-throughput experience
NGS library prep and data analysis
Ability to code in Python or a similar high-level language

If you are interested in this Sr. Research Associate job in Redwood City, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Sindie Rothstein at 858-410-1108 or by email at

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