Scientist Senior Associate

  • Location: Thousand Oaks
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #33228

Title: Senior Scientist Associate
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Contract to hire

Pay: $35-38/hr DOE

The Department of Oncology Discovery Research, Thousand Oaks is seeking a highly motivated CW Senior Associate Scientist (SAS) to contribute to the discovery and validation of next generation of innovative oncology therapeutics. The SAS will be an integral member of a dynamic research team with an opportunity to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams within Discovery Research organization. 

Job Duties: 

  • Expected to make scientific laboratory-based contributions to the group goals, present their results in internal forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.
  • Specific responsibilities include designing experimental strategy, planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, and communicating results in team meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree. OR Masters degree and 3 years of scientific experience OR Bachelors degree and 5 years of scientific experience
  • Preferred Qualifications: Training in cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology with a background in cancer biology. A strong skillset in molecular biology techniques (e.g. qPCR, si/shRNA), biochemical assays (e.g. immunoprecipitations, western blotting) and cellular assays (e.g. cell culture, reporter assays, viability assays) is highly desirable.
  • Experience with target validation or supporting the early stages of drug discovery program. 


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