Job Type: Full-time
Title: Research Associate I – MitoSENS
Salary: $65,000 – $75,000/year
- Recent graduates or candidates with a BS or MS in the chemical/biological sciences.
- 1- 2 years of work experience in academia/industry preferred.
- Candidates with proven experience in tissue culture, rodent models, small molecule screening, molecular biology (PCR, qPCR, DNA/RNA preparations etc) and exposure to protein analysis/biochemical assays are ideal.
- Interest in computational approaches to gene design and expression is a plus but not essential.
SENS Research Foundation (SRF) is hiring a Research Associate I for our foundation located in Mountain View, CA. SRF is an exciting, cutting-edge non-profit dedicated to transforming the way the world researches and treats age-related disease.
The MitoSENS group at SRF led by Dr. Amutha Boominathan is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for a project geared towards gene therapy approaches to treating mitochondrial mutations; see https://www.sens.org/engineering-new-mitochondrial-genes-to-restore-mitochondrial-function-mitosens/ for additional information.
Duties will include mostly bench work in a small team-oriented environment. This is a full-time position and will be in person at our Research Center.
We offer an excellent benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave, fully covered health insurance (inclusive of dependents), an FSA program, and a company matched 401(k) plan. SENS Research Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
The position is available now and will be filled as soon as the qualified candidate is found.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting their resumes and cover letters to [email protected].