Skip to main content

Department ofBioengineering

Job Opportunities

Isolere Bio

Position Ad - Lead Engineer Downstream Process Development

Position Ad - Lead Scientist mRNA R_D Program

Position Ad - Lead Scientist of Phage Display Program

Position Ad - Lead Scientist Viral Vector R_D Program



Job TitleResearch Associate
Job Description

ALSTEM, INC is a growing research biotechnology company located in Richmond, CA. ALSTEM is a nimble provider of tools specializing in virus packaging, genome editing, cell engineering and stem cells for life science research.

ALSTEM is looking for a highly organized and energetic Research Associate with a B.S or M.S. degree to join its scientific team. The candidate will be responsible to work as a team at all levels which will include but will not be limited to product testing and QC, and custom service projects following SOPs and protocols to support customer workflows.

Education Requirements B.S. or M.S. degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related discipline.
Desired Background/Skills
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a cell culture setting after graduation.
  • Experience in basic mammalian tissue culture is required.
  • Experience in stable cell line development is highly desirable.
  • Experience in virus packaging techniques is a plus
  • Highly organized with excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Attention to detail, technical knowledge of life sciences.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and professional conduct.
Travel Approx. 0-5%
Job Category Research & Development
Location Richmond, CA
ALSTEM, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employeer
  Send CV to



Engineering Intern at Somnology


Positions from Synapsis Search, Life Sciences Recruiting

  • Research Associate/Senior Research Associate--discovery biology, atherosclerosis/macrophages, assay development and mammalian cell culture (can be entry-level) in Mt View
  • Vivarium Specialists/In Vivo Biologists--to study oncology drugs in mouse models
  • Molecular Biologist--to process mouse tissue samples to extract DNA and run NGS
  • Lab & Ops Manager--to manage facilities, inventory, partnerships, shipping and receiving, safety, real estate, etc.
  • Protein Scientist--to purify and characterize antibody candidates for oncology startup in San Carlos
  • GPCR/Taste and Olfactory Receptor Biologist--to study taste and olfactory receptors

Please contact Dr. Emily Park for Dr. Toby Freedman's email address.

For BIOE undergraduate and graduate students including alumni, the following companies expressed the “special” interests to hire SCU BIOE students. Please refer to the companies’ website for more information. If you are interested, you are encouraged to contact Dr. Jonathan Zhang first for advice before you submit your application.

  1. Research Associate position. Here is the job description

  2. Immediate opening, full-time job position, Nano biomaterial engineering, biomolecular engineering, tissue culturing and assay development, clinical trial and FDA policy.

  3. Immediate opening, full-time job postion, Clinical trial and FDA policy, animal studies, biomolecular engineering.

Career Center logo



Career Coaching


Apply Now