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Research Associate I

Irvine, CA, US
Pay Rate Low: 20 | Pay Rate High: 23
  • Added - 10/07/2024
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Our client is a global leader providing solutions for severe-to-profound hearing loss, the are looking for a Research Associate to join their team!

Title: Research Associate I
Pay: $22/hr
Location: Irvine, CA
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The Research Associate I will support immunodiagnostic assay development following the product development process. You will work under the direction of the Research Scientist’s guidance to execute daily experiments, analyze data sets, write protocols/documents, and generate reports.
  • Executes assay verification and validation with the team.
  • Participates in projects for Biomarker/IVD assay development in various disease areas.
  • Ensures quality in work, such as raw data records being accurate, complete, and in appropriate order, and meeting protocol and SOP specifications and GLP requirements.
  • Assists with the establishment of protocols and procedures.
  • Executes the evaluation and qualification of materials following established protocols and procedures.
  • Assists with identifying needs and sourcing of materials, samples, and other critical materials, as well as supplies.
  • Participtes in daily lab operation duties
  • Executes other assignments by upper management as needed.
  • BS in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemistry, or science/engineering related disciplines.
  • Minimum 1 year of industry experience in IVD immunodiagnostics fields, or other related diagnostic fields.
  • Experience with ELISA, antibody/antigen selection and conjugation, protein purification, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, etc. is a plus.
  • Must be willing to handle human whole-blood, plasma and/or serum samples.
Preferred Skills
  • Hands-on experience with biochemistry laboratory tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills along with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications
  • Familiarity with immunoassays or automated instrument is a plus
  • Experience writing, reviewing, and executing standard operating procedures, protocols, and reports is a plus
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good collaborative skills within a dynamic team