Biological Research Associate III

Tigard, OR 97224
Salary: $42,000.00 to $57,000.00 /year

Biological Research Associate III

Portland, OR

Position Summary:

Join a fast-paced and innovative team helping advance novel liver-targeted therapeutics. Yecuris has an immediate opening for an experienced Research Associate to drive in vivo (mouse) and in vitro projects and services.

In this role you will,

  • Work as an integral member of our team executing technical in vivo procedures in mice including surgeries, cell transplants, and liver perfusions.
  • Perform a variety of cell culture and cell-based procedures include hepatocyte isolation, magnetic cell separations, production of viral vectors, and immunohistochemistry.
  • Conduct routine procedures such as dosing, blood and tissue sampling, post-mortem tissue harvest, monitoring animal health, collecting and recording data. Extensive vivarium work and animal handling involved.
  • Execute various molecular biology procedures including ELISA, genotyping, and qPCR
  • Participate in carrying out study protocols
  • Implement pilot studies to develop new technologies and improve processes
  • Be responsible for delivering meaningful outcomes with a high degree of autonomy


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field with 4+ years’ experience in research or other technical field
  • Hands-on experience in rodent experimentation highly preferred
  • Experience with cell culture, ELISA, histological techniques, and other laboratory techniques is a plus.

Key Skills

  • Positive attitude with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Self-directed, highly organized, and capable of executing projects with high-level guidance
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to be responsible for outcomes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Well-developed multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to changes


Yecuris offers exciting career opportunities in a dynamic working environment. Full medical, dental, vision, 401K, and profit-sharing benefits provided. Convenient location in Tigard, Oregon minutes from downtown Portland, with free parking.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply via the link above. Include a resume and concise cover letter describing your experience, qualifications, and goals.

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