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Research Associate In Vivo Oncology

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Yoh is a seeking a Research Associate --I/I to support a San Diego, CA based contract manufacturing organization in the biotechnology industry.

Title: Research Associate --II
Location: San Diego, CA
Type: 6 month contract to potential hire
Industry: Biotechnology
Pay: Competitive, depends on experience


The Research Associate is responsible for implementation of in vivo and in vitro studies through animal handling in a vivarium or laboratory environment; including compound administration by multiple routes -----" dosing, tumor implantation and measurement, harvesting tissues and blood samples.

Essential Job Functions:

Accurately perform in vivo studies that include the following laboratory procedures: Tumor implantation and measurement, mouse dosing, blood sampling and tissue harvesting and processing
Perform minor surgical procedures as needed
Analyze, summarize and archive data in an accurate, timely and complete manner
Work independently with moderate supervision
Have open communication, positive interpersonal and teamwork skills, and timely, accurate maintenance of written reports
Have a full understanding of and the ability to apply established principles, theories and concepts in area of responsibility. Projects may require familiarity with current scientific literature together with the capability to select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions within generally defined practices and policies
Adherence to Quality System
Communicate with the logistics team for procuring and shipping biological materials (international shipping included) through emails and teleconference.
Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

Requires BS in biology-related fields or equivalent experience
Minimum 1 year of related laboratory experience
Solid experience in mouse handling in a lab setting is required, including tumor implantation, dosing through multiple routes (e.g., oral gavage, sc, ip and iv), harvesting tissues and blood samples.
Pharmacology-related experience is a plus.
Experience in cell culture techniques and cell-based assays is a plus.



Ability to calculate the molarity of solutions, perform dilutions and make solutions following protocols
Troubleshoot effectively and solve scientific problems with supervision
Willing and able to work under the pressure of deadlines and find solutions to meet timelines

  • Flexible team player, strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable using computers, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, and internet
  • Willing and able to work within a Quality System and comply with SOPs
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task with a high degree of professionalism and diplomacy
  • Detail-oriented individual with above-average communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand and speak Chinese (Mandarin) is preferred for better communication with the logistics

    Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit https://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.PandoLogic. Keywords: Research Associate, Location: El Cajon, CA - 92022

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