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Research Associate

Grand Central, New York, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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Actalent is Hiring Research Associates!!


Must Haves:

BS or BA in scientific focus

1-4 years of hands on experience in microbiology/molecular biology or analytical chemistry


1. Screen strains/fractions/molecules for antimicrobial activity, set up bacterial cultures, extract and prepare

samples for analytical chemistry analysis, assemble DNA using standard cloning techniques,

transform multiple types of bacteria using different molecular biology techniques, prepare media,

and QC strains and constructs w/ PCR.

2. Instruments to be used could include -- incubated shakers, plate reader, PCR machine, HPLC,

speedvac, and autoclave.

This person will be part of our natural product discovery efforts for drug discovery. They will be working in the lab full-time performing experiments that leverage microbiology, molecular biology, and biochemistry. There is an opportunity to support analytical chemistry workflows as well.


cell culture, cell culturing, asceptic, cell growth

Top Skills Details:

cell culture

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

B.S. or B.A. with a scientific focus. Either university lab experience or coming from either an analytical lab,

biotech lab or manufacturing environment. 0-1 years experience (RA2, 2-4 years experience in related

field, botect ect.)

Must haves (technical):

● Aseptic technique

● Critical thinking

● Cell culturing

● Willingness to do routine tasks with careful precision

● Interest in process improvement with an eye for detail - first line of defense

● Great communication with people of different professional disciplines

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

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