Providence Health & Services Research Associate II - Molecular Oncology - DNA Sequencing in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Research Associate II to Providence John Wayne Cancer Institute Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform molecular biology (genomics, epigenomics, transcriptome) assays, organizing data, RNA/DNA extraction, human samplehandling, in vitro culture assays, developing molecular assays pertaining to circulating tumor cells and cell-free DNA, and other tasks as assigned by supervisor or department director.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • With Bachelor degree; 2 years of laboratory experience.

  • Without Bachelor degree; 10 years’ experience with experimental design.

  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to learn and follow new procedures for scientific assay techniques.

  • Able to contribute as part of a team.

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and professional circumstances

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree in science or health services discipline

About the hospital you will serve:

The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 202307