Research Scientist, Molecular & Cell Biology (v253)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ Months, Onsite
  • Research & Development
  • San Diego, CA

Website Lenox Executive Search

12 Month contract – Likely to extend

LES has a position offering an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Scientist to join our
Molecular and Cell Biology group in San Diego. We are seeking a highly motivated,
independent scientist to help validate targets, pathways, and disease mechanisms in genetically
validated diseases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform primary human cell culture in 2D and 3D to drive discovery research efforts
• Utilize modern molecular and cellular biology techniques to validate novel targets and
pathways and provide proof-of-concept in severe genetic diseases with high unmet
• Work effectively with colleagues from cross-functional disciplines.
• Critically analyze and interpret complex data, and effectively document and
communicate results.
• Collaborate and deliver on objectives successfully in a fast-paced, highly matrixed work

Minimum Qualifications:
• MS in Cellular Biology and 3 years’ experience or PhD in cellular biology or
related field
• Skilled in cell biology techniques including, but not limited to cell culture in 2D
and 3D (preferably in primary human cells)
• Experience in cell characterization techniques e.g., quantitative PCR,
immunofluorescence techniques (flow cytometry and/or microscopy)
• It is essential that the candidate possess strong communication and problem-solving
skills and have strong collaboration skills to be effective in a team environment focused
on drug discovery.

Preferred Qualification
 Experience in developing human cell models or in vitro assays

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