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Senior Research Associate

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Location
CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Aug 08, 2017
Job ID
2509795
The Senior Research Associate (SRA) independently plans, performs and manages activities required for assay development while exercising significant technical discretion. The Senior Research Associate will participate in testing and reporting bioanalytical results for research projects. May present results to project teams through presentations, internal reports, or outside publications.

Responsibilities
In consultation with scientists and project leads, independently develop a variety of analytical methods to detect drug, antibodies to protein therapeutics, and biomarkers in biological matrices. Techniques may include (but are not limited to) ELISA, ECLA (MSD or similar), cell-based assays, Elispot, enzyme activity analysis, qPCR, and chromatography. Perform a variety of bioanalytical assays as necessary in support of development projects. Characterize selected assays for transfer to BioAnalytical Testing and participate in validations. Analyze data, including basic statistical and graphical analysis, and present results, conclusions, and implications to supervisor, project team and Bioanalytical R&D.• May function as the primary Bioanalytical R&D interface to other departments regarding a designated project.• Develop new techniques, or brings in new technology from the outside, to enhance the analytical capabilities of the group.• Prepare SOPs, reports and documents such as characterization protocols, development reports, and testing results data reports. Independently carry out the aforementioned task and plan, implement, and completes significant projects with minimal supervision.Share responsibility for lab management duties. 

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or related field with at least 8 years of experience (or master’s degree with at least 5 years experience).