Research Associate - Molecular Biology

Bothell, Washington, US
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Role Description:
We are seeking an outstanding, innovative, and creative Research Associate to join our R&D team to develop world-class products. This Research Associate will play multiple roles within the R&D group and will work within a small team responsible for development of cutting-edge molecular biology products and technologies with an emphasis on synthetic oligonucleotide applications.
Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and commercialize molecular biology products and/or kits
• Write and review technical documents associated with assay development including SOPs, validation plans, presentations, and publications.
• Provide timely technical support to customers, create customer-facing data and technical presentations.
• Support day-to-day operations, service, and troubleshooting for lab equipment.
• Perform statistical data analysis and present the results
• Problem-solving and troubleshooting for production team
molecular biology, enzymatic assay, molecular cloning, hplc, uplc, next generation sequencing
Top Skills Details:
molecular biology, enzymatic assay, molecular cloning, hplc, uplc, next generation sequencing
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
- MSc or BS in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related biomedical field. BSc with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience on molecular biology
- Strong molecular biology laboratory skills are required. Experience in multiplex PCR, dPCR/qPCR, primer/probe/vector design, enzymatic reaction, molecular cloning is highly valued
- Experience in various qualification, quantification, and nucleic acid purification methods, e.g., PAGE, CE, HPLC, UPLC, NGS, etc, is preferred
- Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic, fast-paced, and cross-functional matrix environment
- Good documentation practices. Able to prepare documents including data summaries, technical, analytical, and scientific reports, and transfer the procedures to manufacturing
- Self-motivated and passionate. Comfortable to work in a fast-paced work environment
Experience Level:
Intermediate Level
About Actalent:
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