Research Associate II

Core Solutions Team

About Eclipsebio

Eclipsebio is a rapidly growing RNA genomics biotech company in San Diego, CA. At Eclipsebio, we develop cutting-edge, high value technologies that simplify RNA genomics and help leading biotech, pharma and academic researchers accelerate the development of new RNA medicines for human diseases. As a small company, everyone on our team plays a key role and is expected to make a significant contribution to our growth and success.

About the position

As a member of the Core Solutions Team, the individual will support the Services Department by executing customer projects that span across a wide range of technologies at Eclipsebio. This includes planning and executing eCLIP, eSHAPE, End-Seq and other RNA/NGS library prep experiments under manager supervision and extends to interpreting data and preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analysis. We are seeking a Research Associate II with RNA genomics, biology or NGS experience to join our fast-growing RNA genomics team. The candidate is expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to handle long and labor-intensive protocols, and have the ability to learn new protocols quickly.

Job responsibilities  

  • Plan, execute, and analyze NGS-based experiments under manager supervision, utilizing standard biochemical and molecular techniques
  • Examine data and prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, ensuring experiments are well documented
  • May present data in group meetings or on customer calls
  • RNA isolation and handling, gel electrophoresis, western blot analysis, qPCR, library preparation and sequencing


  • BS/MS in Molecular / Cell Biology or related discipline with 3-5 years’ experience in an R&D laboratory; industry experience highly preferred
  • Standard biochemical and molecular biological procedures, with a particular emphasis on RNA isolation and handling experience, as well as western analysis, qPCR, library prep and gel electrophoresis
  • Experience in high-throughput sequencing library preparation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, proficient reasoning skills in experimental design and interpretation, resourcefulness, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment

Preference will be given to candidates with  

  • Prior knowledge or experience with eCLIP techniques
  • Prior experience in industry

Job Type: Full-time, on-site

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Salary Range: $60,000 – $75,000


  • 401(k) 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Health insurance 
  • Vision insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional development assistance  

We offer competitive salary commensurate with candidate’s experience, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and paid time off. Please apply with a resume and short cover letter to with Eclipse RA-2024-CB in the subject line.

Eclipsebio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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