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Research Associate I

Location: South San Francisco, CA, United States
Job # 11171966
Date Posted: 07-17-2018
Research Associate I
South San Francisco, CA 94080
12 Month Contract (Strong Potential to Convert or Extend)
Pay: Depends on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
  
Client Overview
Our client is an innovative leader in cell and tissue analysis powering groundbreaking insights in academic, clinical research, pharma research and biotech. Our life science analytical and preparatory systems in mass cytometry and genomics can be found in leading academic institutions, clinical research laboratories, and pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and agricultural biotechnology companies worldwide..

Job Description
We are looking for a Research Associate I/II in our Proteomics Reagent Operations. This team member will focus on the manufacturing of our conjugated antibodies, including all related tissue culture requirements. This includes antibody conjugations, selecting and growing appropriate cell lines for validation and QC, and preparing all necessary reagents for related manufacturing and testing of conjugated antibodies. We want someone who is passionate about working for a company that creates cutting edge scientific solutions and is inspired by the opportunity to interface with cross functional work teams such as Customer Support/Services, Product Management, Research & Development and Sales & Marketing.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform antibody-metal tag conjugations for a multitude of antibody/tag combinations for use in multiplex assays
  • Perform tissue culture for cell lines related to the validation and QC of the tagged antibodies which will be offered in our catalog
  • Perform quality control testing using standard ICP-Mass Spectrometry as well as our novel Mass Cytometry technology on our CyTOF instruments.
  • Maintain records and laboratory environment to comply with regulatory requirements, good laboratory practices, and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain manufacturing instruments and other laboratory equipment as needed
  • Enjoy a highly competitive compensation package, including better-than-average benefits and growth opportunities, as well as a dynamic and rewarding company culture
  • Have fun, be fully engaged and promise to have a life beyond “work”
Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or similar Life Science plus a minimum of 2-3 years in the Biotech Industry required
  • Proven capability of using various analytical instruments for characterization and testing of produced reagents
  • Experience in tissue culture required; experience with Flow Cytometry and/or Mass Cytometry a plus
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Access and general understanding of ERP concepts
  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and ultimately troubleshoot independently
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Please submit your resume in PDF or Word format to be in consideration. #DI
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