BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate I to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Research Associate I
Assists in conducting basic laboratory experiments applying defined protocols and procedures; generates reproducible and reliable results.
Compiles, records and maintains data on results of analysis and communicates results to investigator and/or supervisor.
Clearly documents and maintains laboratory notebooks and computer files.
Prepares and analyzes biological samples for laboratory procedures.
Prepares reagents and chemical solutions.
May support work of Scientists for publication.
Participates and contributes in group and project meetings as required.
As required by supervisor, searches, reads and comprehends relevant scientific literature.
Exercises judgment within defined practices and procedures; guided decision-making.
Works in accordance with safety guidelines.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Bio-engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience with 1-2 or more years of experience in an academic or industrial research lab.
Microbiology experience in aerobic and anaerobic cultivation and fermentation of bacterial and/or fungal organisms.
Broad technical knowledge and experience in the setup, execution and documentation of microbial fermentations, Familiarity with aseptic techniques, and microscopy.
Good analytical skills.
Knowledge of GLP's.
Good inter-personal skills and communication skills (both written and oral).
Proficient at writing and oral presentations.
Proficient in the use of standard desktop computer software programs.
Effective project and time management skills.
Good team player.