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Research Associate

Posted 21 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2022
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Job Description:

  • “We are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science.

  • In neuroscience, oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change.

  • We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer.

  • Join us and make a difference.

Research Associate – Biology/Neuroscience

  • Seeking a talented and motivated individual who is passionate about joining a world-class group of scientists in the pursuit of innovative therapies within the Neuroscience Thematic Research Center located at our San Diego site.

  • We are seeking an initial 12-month contract for a Research Associate position.

  • The successful candidate will be skilled in the art of cell and protein detection and analysis and familiar with analytical technologies such as flow cytometry and must be comfortable with assay development, troubleshooting experimental procedures, and data analysis.

  • Good communication skills and strong teamwork spirit are required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The primary roles are to operate laboratory equipment, prepare materials, perform experimental procedures, record and consolidate research data, and execute planned research activities using analytical techniques.

  • The specific function includes isolation, detection, and quantification of targets of interest in cells and tissues.

  • He/she will need to optimize detection conditions for various protein targets of interest in cells and perform measurement and quantification.


  • B.S. or M.S. in biology/biochemistry/neuroscience with 2+ years of academic or industrial experience.

  • A strong commitment to experimental work and knowledge of the drug discovery process.

  • Experience with cell and protein analysis methods including flow cytometry and western blot analysis is preferred.

  • Experience with cell handling and staining.

  • The candidate must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a highly matrixed team-oriented environment.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the desire to present scientific findings and data to broader teams.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and GraphPad Prism is required.

  • Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases.

  • Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

  • Recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment.

  • We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.