Research Associate

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $65,000 per year
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job description

Research Associate

job summary:
Research Associates will bring to the table a strong knowledge of planning and performing complex lab experiments, primarily ELISA, based on customer needs. Our client creates assay kits based on clients needs across multiple Life Sciences disciplines.

 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $50,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
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
  • Follow all established company processes and procedures
  • Prepare buffers and other chemical solutions as needed
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
 
qualifications:
  • BS or BA in biology, biochemistry or related field and a minimum of one to three (1 - 3) years lab experience running ELISA assays, preferably in a contract lab
  • Excellent pipetting technique, including use of multi-channel pipettes
  • 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
 
skills: Assay Development
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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