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Laboratory Corporation of America Research Associate II-Virology- San Diego, CA in South San Francisco, California

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated researcher to work within an integrated team developing and performing novel companion diagnostic (CDx) assays that support and enable emerging gene- and cell-based therapies.

Principal responsibilities of this position include supporting:

(a) Development, optimization, scale up and validation of new assays

(b) Evaluation and implementation of new technology platforms

(c) Assay training and transfer to a clinical reference laboratory environment

(d) Internal studies and external collaborations leading to regulatory approval and assay commercialization.


  • BS degree in Virology, Biology, Immunology or related area of Biological Sciences

  • Candidates with advanced degrees (MS, PhD) will also be considered.

  • 5+ years of experience working in a lab environment.

  • Laboratory experience in the areas of cell-, molecular- and immuno-biology.

  • Proficiency in cell culture, cell-based assays and immuno-assays, and molecular biology.

  • Ability to independently conduct and analyze critical experiments that further project goals.

  • Ability to work within a fast paced, adaptive and collaborative environment.

  • High degree of technical proficiency and attention to detail.

  • Quick and eager to master new techniques and ability to multitask.

  • Good organizational, data analysis and documentation skills.

  • Prior experience working under design control is desirable but not required.




M-F 8am - 5pm

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