Research Associate with drug discovery lab

Employer
LaBine and Associates
Location
Menlo Park, CA
Closing date
Jan 21, 2022

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Sector
Science, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research Associate
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
Our client is an automated cloud laboratory with services focusing on high throughput screening, biochemical and cell-based assays, synthetic biology, and genomics.

The Research Associate will execute production assays with a combination of manual support and lab automation, help generate and collect data supporting the reproducibility and quality control on our system, and assist in developing and implementing tools to increase operational efficiency. This includes reagent and buffer preparations, performing regular instrument and workcell maintenance, managing reagent and consumables inventory and procurement, and supporting assay development and transfer within the organization.

You Have
  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology)
  • 2+ years of wet lab hands-on experience in the industry (molecular biology, drug discovery or synthetic biology)
  • Experience with basic laboratory techniques such as pipetting, buffer and media preparations, inventory management, PCR, cell work (aseptic technique)
  • Ability to read and execute off of a written scientific protocol
  • Familiarity with quality systems and performing validation studies
  • Strong organization abilities with great attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

You Might Have
  • Work experience and familiarity in lab automation
  • A basic understanding or willingness to learn Python, Unix and/or MySQL
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience with lab regulations and compliance in California
  • Experience in a high throughput setting
  • Experience with assay development
  • Experience working in GMP, GLP, CLIA environments

Fulltime employment with benefits and equity in the company

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