BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate II to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Research Associate II
Assists with the development of diagnostic assays and analytical methods for the transfer of technology to the Clinical Laboratory in an interdisciplinary R&D department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs experimental procedures from written SOP's
Assists in the development of new assays
Contributes to the improvement of existing assays and in the development of new tests.
Assists in the analysis of data utilizing Graphpad Prism, Excel and other graphing programs.
Maintains databases as needed
Performs experiments utilizing molecular biology procedures such as nucleic acid extraction, PCR, RT-PCR, and hybridization assays
Performs experiments utilizing immunological procedures such as immunoassay, Western Blot and ELISA techniques
Assists with assay transfer to the Clinical Laboratory
Maintains and troubleshoots research instrumentation and suggests upgrades as required
Confers with department staff regarding research and prepares research summaries
Write SOPs and comply with CLIA regulatory guidelines
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Position generally requires a bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in the biological sciences from four-year college or university; with 2-5 years research and/or laboratory experience or a M.S. degree with 0-2 years of research laboratory experience in molecular biology and/or immunochemistry experience and must have hands on experience in performing immuno- and nucleic acid assays, biomarker discovery, preparing reagents and/or analytical chemistry and instrumentation experience (e.g., HPLC). Experience with ELISA preferred.
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