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Senior / Research Associate
Proteomics Mass Spec
Posted on 11/26/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
R
Python
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, genetics, or a related field
  • 2+ years (Research Associate) or 4+ years (Senior Research Associate) of full-time laboratory experience in the life sciences (industry and/or academia)
  • Extensive hands-on experience with mass-spec based sample preparation, including for proteomics, peptidomics, and/or high-throughput assays
  • Experience operating mass spectrometers, HPLCs, and familiarity with data quality assessment
  • Familiarity with other protein biochemistry techniques such as ELISAs, western blotting, fluorometric assays, flow cytometry, etc
  • Data analysis experience, with ability to critically evaluate results
  • Proven track record of running successful experiments, preparing data for review, and giving effective scientific presentations
  • Clear communications skills and ability to work with team members in the same and adjacent disciplines
  • Valuable supplementary experiences include:
  • Experience with coding in R or python for data analyses and visualization
  • Experience with multiplexed immunoassay platforms (e.g., Luminex, MSD)
  • Enrichment of specific post-translational modifications
Responsibilities
  • Prototype new mass-spec based proteomics and peptidomics workflows, and apply them to clinical cohorts
  • Optimize the performance of existing assays for scalability through the use of high-throughput and automation instrumentation
  • Participate in the development of experimental plans, including deriving biological insights, troubleshooting methods, and/or process improvements
  • Take detailed notes, gather high-quality data, and openly communicate on lessons learned while performing experiments
Freenome

201-500 employees

Blood test cancer detection biotech company
Company Overview
Freenome's mission is to empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat disease by developing high-quality diagnostic tests. The developing next-generation blood tests powered by their multiomics platform to discover the body’s earliest warning signs of cancer, and develop accessible tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages.
Benefits
  • Competitive market-based salaries
  • Annual bonus opportunities
  • Relocation packages
  • Medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Wellness programs
  • Equity
  • PTO
Company Core Values
  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Strive for greatness
  • Servant leadership