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Enigma Search Solutions

Sr. Research Associate, Assay Sciences

Enigma Search Solutions is supporting a client in South San Francisco to find a motivated Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to support small molecule discovery efforts.

This individual will be responsible for performing low to medium throughput screens, designing and developing cell-based and biochemical assays, and performing

experiments to understand the mechanism of action of our lead compounds.


Position Description:

  • You will conduct low to medium throughput cell-based and biochemical screens using a variety of assay technologies.
  • You will be responsible for designing and developing cell-based and biochemical assays to support lead optimization and/or mechanism of action studies.
  • You will ensure accurate and consistent recording of experimental methods, materials and results.
  • Analyze experimental results, form conclusions, and recommend future experiments.
  • Prepare written reports and presentations summarizing experimental and project status.

Position Requirements:

  • B.S., or M.S. (Title will be commensurate) in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry with minimum of 3-5 years of work experience preferably in drug discovery research.
  • You are experienced with a variety of laboratory techniques in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry such as mammalian cell culture, transient and stable transfection, Western blot, quantitative RT-PCR, ELISA assays, flow cytometry etc.
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently

Enigma Recruiters


June 29, 2024



International Employee

Sponsor H1b

Sponsor O1

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South San Francisco, CA

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