Research Associate II

Portland, OR 97224
Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour

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 producing mouse models used in liver disease research
  • Learn and perform technical in vitro and in vivo procedures including hepatocyte isolation, xenotransplantation, ELISA, flow cytometry, pPCR, and cell culture
  • Contribute to process improvement, efficiency, and training
  • Conduct routine procedures such as dosing, blood and tissue sampling, post-mortem tissue harvest, monitoring animal health, collecting and recording data.


  • Be a team player with excellent communication, leadership, and motivational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a life sciences with 2+ years’ laboratory experience
  • Must have experience with some combination of: cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, histology, or molecular biology.
  • Hands-on experience in rodent husbandry or experimentation is preferred

Key Skills

  • Positive attitude with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Highly organized and capable of meeting deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication 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 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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