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Research Associate I/II

Rockville, Maryland, 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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POSITION SUMMARY: A Research Associate I (RA I) is responsible for carrying out reagent and assay development activities in the laboratory, under supervision, working to achieve development project goals including data analysis and assay qualification. This is a laboratory position performing protein-based immunoassays on a routine basis with relatively high throughput (3-10 plates per day). Some degree of professional latitude, creativity and self management is expected. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES . Analyze and prepare reagent and product documentation, organize and procure reagents, perform experiments, analyze data and document results . Presentation of results . Participation in general lab maintenance including maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment . Maintain and update electronic or physical inventories . Processing/aliquotting/vialing reagents and materials . May work with Biosafety Level 2 materials such as viruses and bacteria and human clinical matrices (e.g. serum and plasma) . Specific duties may vary depending upon departmental requirements


biology, elisa, molecular biology, Cellular, Molecular, Protein, Immunoassay, reagent, assay development, BSL-2, GLP, CLIA

Top Skills Details:

biology,elisa,molecular biology,Cellular,Molecular,Protein,Immunoassay

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: . Bachelor's degree in life sciences, cellular and molecular biology, protein sciences or related field is required . 1 + years of experience (or academic internships) in protein-based immunoassays or assay development in an industrial setting is desired . Training in, and experience with, Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) techniques is desired . A demonstrated level of consistency in performance and aptitude for managing additional responsibility and accountability are required for next level consideration KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: . Demonstrate ability to process and characterize incoming biological reagents such as proteins and antibodies according to company procedures, and effectively communicate issues/problems and results that impact timelines, accuracy and reliability of laboratory data

Experience Level:

Entry Level

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