Research Associate (Skyhawk Therapeutics) 채용 공고

  • November 12, 2020 6:33 PM
    Message # 9361669

    Skyhawk Therapeutics 에서 Molecular biology와 cell biology의 biotech 경험을 가지신 Research associate 을 찾고 있습니다. 관심 있으신 분들은 아래를 참조해 주세요. 감사합니다.

    Position Overview

    The research associate will perform molecular biology and cell biology techniques, including (but not limited to) DNA/RNA isolation, DNA/RNA QC, RT-qPCR, sequencing library preparation, cell culture, and in vitro drug screens. The ideal candidate will have industry experience and previous exposure to experimentation/analysis methods involving RNA. Other responsibilities include regular maintenance of equipment, tracking sample kit inventory, and participating in regular laboratory meetings.


    Role and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

    • Design and conduct molecular & cellular biology experiments for compound screening or mechanism in cell lines or engineered mammalian cell lines.
    • Perform basic cell biology techniques including mammalian cell cultures, transfection and drug treatments.
    • Design and execute qPCR and RT-PCR for gene expression and splice variants, respectively.
    • Perform basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques including RNA/DNA extraction, and western blot analyses.
    • Work closely with senior/principal scientist to design, develop and execute experiments.
    • Help maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies.
    • Record experiments accurately in a timely manner and summarize/report data.
    • Clearly and efficiently communicate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate activities with programs.
    • Participate in project lab, team or company meetings, and scientific discussions.
    • Ensure that all safety guidelines are strictly followed at all times and maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
    • Summarize obtained data in an organized and presentable fashion.


    Education/Skills/Experience Requirements: 

    • B.A., B.Sc., or M.S. with 2+ years laboratory experience
    • Hands-on experience with RNA biology, including functional analyses of RNA binding protein/small molecule-RNA complexes, mammalian cell culture, and site-directed mutagenesis
    • Proven experience in working independently as well as in a team environment
    • Proficiency in MS Office package and GraphPad prism
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Flexible and efficient with a problem-solving attitude in a fast-paced small company environment


    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to molecular.biology.jobs@skyhawktx.com


    A COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED. Please explain why this job is of interest to you. Detail your strengths and weaknesses as they pertain to the requirements and responsibilities of this position.


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