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Research Associate

Irvine, California, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Zymo Research is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our R&D team as Research Associate. The qualified individual will lead and execute R&D projects for product development, optimization, and quality control. You will be working closely with some of the most talented people in the life sciences field, specifically in the development of products for sample collection, stabilization, and processing. 1. Design new products for sample collection, storage, stabilization, and processing. 2. Evaluate products and develop/implement protocols for the validation and verification of the product. 3. Analyze and interpret data to obtain insights for project progressing. 4. Provide recommendations to the team leader on the next steps of the assigned projects. 5. Keep current with project pertaining literature and apply relevant findings to ongoing research projects. 6. Collaborate with other R&D team members to further multifaceted projects. Other Duties & Responsibilities 1. Technical support for incoming customer inquiries. 2. Work closely with internal subject matter experts, product managers, application, marketing, and manufacturing on sample collection and stabilization products. 3. Project presentation to upper-level management, technical review committee, marketing and sales organization.


Laboratory Experience, Quality Control, Buffers, pcr, qpcr, gel electrophoresis, cloning

Top Skills Details:

Laboratory Experience, Quality Control, Buffers,pcr,qpcr,gel electrophoresis,cloning

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• A minimum 3.0 GPA is required for consideration. Preferred Experience 1. Experience performing molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology techniques, including PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, restriction enzyme digestion, nucleic acid purification etc. 2. Familiar with the principles of injection molding. Position Requirements: 1. An MS degree or a BS in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or related disciplines (e.g. chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science) with some emphasis in the fields of medicine or biology. 2. Familiar working with Solidworks or similar CAD softwares. 3. A proven track record of designing, executing, analyzing, documenting, and troubleshooting design projects. 4. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 5. Attention to details and accuracy. 6. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

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