Molecular Biology Research Associate

Employer
Aerotek
Location
San Carlos, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 01, 2021
Ref
2272008887
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
DESCRIPTION:

In this role, you will be part of a high-performing, dynamic R&D team working on the development of a novel technology platform that will enable characterization of the proteome at single molecule resolution. The successful candidate will be a flexible and collaborative self-starter with experience in designing and executing experiments. Strong troubleshooting skills, critical thinking, and attention to detail are essential for this role. Willingness to present data to small and large groups is important. Must be adaptable and thrive in a startup environment. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Plan, execute and analyze the results of single molecule imaging experiments to support the development of a proteome analyzer. * Collaborate with other teams to troubleshoot reagents, materials, and equipment as they pertain to the Nautilus Assay platform. * Analyze and accurately record experimental data, documenting appropriately in lab notebooks and reports using best practices. * Produce high-quality results within budget and timelines. * Clearly communicate results through written reports and regular data presentations to small and large groups. * Create and validate SOPs to support laboratory operations and technology platforms. * Be a strong individual contributor as well as a collaborative team member. * Perform other work-related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS * B.S. or M.S. in Bioengineering, Chemical engineering, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biology or a related field. * 3-5 years of research experience in biotech, medical device research, or related fields. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Experience in fluorescence microscopy and assay development strongly preferred. * Excellent organizational and time management skills. * Detail-oriented with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. * Data-driven with a proven ability to produce high-quality results under aggressive timelines. * Team player with ability to work both independently and as part of a team. ABOUT AEROTEK: We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at .

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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