Research Associate

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $29,500 - $35,000 per year

job description

Research Associate

Research Associate I

Research Associate I


Reports to Director, Applications

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan experiments with guidance from supervisor
  • Perform complex and critical laboratory experiments (primarily ELISA) with accuracy and precision
  • Analyze experiment results and recommend potential follow-on experiments
  • Compile data review presentations and test reports that will be shared electronically, in person, or via teleconference with team members and/or customers
  • Assist other research associates
  • Follow all established company processes and procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Ideal candidate will have:

  • BS or BA in biology, biochemistry or related field and one (1) to three (3) years lab experience
  • Excellent pipetting technique, including use of multi-channel pipettes
  • Immunoassay experience, particularly ELISA
  • Experience with assay development and optimization
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and a customer-centric approach, whether they be internal or external customers
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Skill in using Microsoft Excel and/or Softmax Pro to analyze data, generate graphs and tables to communicate results
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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