WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Research Associate

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
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  • Overview

    HD Biosciences Inc., a WuXi AppTec company, located in San Diego, is looking for a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join our In Vitro Pharmacology team.


    • Design, implement, and perform projects for functional assay development.
    • Support target discovery and validation efforts by independently developing and performing assays to evaluate biologic drug candidates, such as ELISA, western blot, kinase assays, etc.
    • Develop assays in biochemical and cell based formats that are suitable for SAR screening in 96 or 384-well formats.
    • Analyze/interpret/present the experimental results to the group/project team meeting 
    • Collaboratively work with group and project scientists in a matrix environment 
    • Effectively communicate with external clients to have project update and promote world-class services.


    • PhD or +3 years with Master degree or 10+ years with BS in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Molecular Biology.
    • Demonstrated strong understanding of complex scientific procedures with technical proficiency in molecular and cell biology
    • Proven hands-on experience with cell based assays and biochemical assays.
    • Experience with methods such as luminescence, fluorescence, absorbance and radiometric detection is preferred
    • Scientific creativity, critical thinking and fast learning capabilities.
    • Industry experience in Pharma/Biotech or close exposures to R&D process is preferred. Prior work in CRO in a commercial setting will be considered an additional strength.
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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