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Research Associate IV Posted: 06/28/2017



Full-Time BioChemistry

Job Description / Duties:

This full-time position is part of a team working on a variety of laboratory procedures involving real-time PCR using established methods and techniques under general guidance. Performs general lab duties, designs and conducts experiments, collects and analyzes data and keeps an accurate record of all work completed in the laboratory notebook. Requires some problem solving skills. Work may involve development of new instrumentation, software or processes, customer support and some training functions. Familiar with a variety of the Field’s concepts, practices and procedures including PCR, real-time RT-PCR, and use of fluorescence-based nucleic acid detection techniques. May lead and direct work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Reports to the Lab Supervisor or a Scientist.


Skills/Education/Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles. 8 to 10 years of experience in the field or related area. (Special skills required; e.g., negotiation, technical writing, statistical evaluation)


Benefits and Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salaries
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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