Research Associate
BioPhase Solutions - San Diego, CA

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BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.

Research Associate

Key accountabilities:
Interact with the analytical chemistry department to develop/qualify methods for small molecule characterization/quantification

Carry out routine sample processing for required analytical methods and conduct routine analysis following SOPs

Develop new or improve existing methods/tests/assays as required to support programs

Prepare laboratory notebooks, technical reports and SOPs covering research.

Essential Education:
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or related life science discipline.

Essential experience and job requirements:
Must be motivated, possess good interpersonal skills, communicate well within and between teams and be able to work to tight deadlines; Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task effectively will be key.

Experience with extraction of analytes from biological material.

Broad background knowledge of analytical chemistry and/or biochemistry

Ability to exercise independent judgment in developing methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Ability to work in a high-throughput environment

Routinely track and document results in laboratory notebooks and databases

Strong analytical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills

Requires good teamwork, communication and data handling skills

Hands-on development experience in experimental design, sample preparation/extraction and chromatography

Experience in environmental sample preparation/extraction and instrumental analyses

Experience in polymer, industrial chemical, biofuels, flavor/fragrance, pharmaceutical or petroleum analyses

Familiarity with statistical methods for data analysis and design-of-experiments

Familiarity with establishment of reference standards and reference materials

Energetic, highly self-motivated and able to work efficiently and productively

Provide assistance with experimental design, data analysis, troubleshoot laboratory experiments and present results and conclusions at laboratory meetings.

Demonstrated commitment to safety in the job environment

Desirable criteria & qualifications:
Experience in small molecule characterization/quantification is desired.

Familiarity with the fundamentals of Synthetic and/or Systems Biology

Knowledgeable in routine/preventative maintenance and trouble-shooting of analytical instrumentation

Analysis, QC and interpretation of results using databases and software analysis tools to optimize reconstructed or synthetic pathways.

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