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Senior / Research Associate
Proteomics Mass Spec
Posted on 11/26/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 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
  • 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

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.
  • 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