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Research Associate- LegendPlex- Biomarker Immuonoassay

at BioLegend, Inc.

Posted: 3/24/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 337f2039-eb9e-4006-b65e-8f0c2889b239

Job Description

BioLegend develops world-class, cutting-edge antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, CA.  Our mission is to accelerate research and discovery by providing the highest quality products at an outstanding value, along with superior customer service and technical support.

Job Summary

The Research Associate will be involved in all aspects of the product development processes including designing, initiating, testing, troubleshooting, testing materials manufacturing, technical instruction transferring, and product launching. More specifically, he or she will be working with an experienced scientist in playing roles including testing new hybridoma clones, qualifying the raw materials used for immunoassay products manufacturing and new immunoassay product development and launching. These immunoassay products may allow simultaneously detection of up to 13 important biomarkers for inflammatory diseases, stem cells, cancer, cardiovascular disease or neuron degenerative diseases, and will be very useful tools for the biomedical research community.

This Research Associate position requires minimum 5 years product development and/or manufacturing hands-on experience. He or she will be able to manage the assigned function and tasks with great communication skills in a timely manner with independence after appropriate training. 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop and validate biomarker immunoassay panels to be used by the research community to study the diseases processes.
  • Develop new products under ISO 13485:2016. Design relative biological experiments to validate the utility of the new products.
  • Optimize assay conditions, trouble-shoot product related issues, and provide technical support
  • Work with manufacture and QC group to ensure proper production transfer and QC.
  • Contribute to scientific discussions and collaborations
  • Document, analyze data and present result. Draft/review SOPs and product instructions

iACT Competencies

  • innovate – Be better, keep improving, be more efficient, creative, and be in the forefront of development
  • Aspire – Have desire, purpose, and ambition challenging ourselves to push the limits and reach new heights
  • Collaborate – Foster teamwork, common goals, selflessness, communication and mutual support
  • Transform – Adapt, learn, re-invent and change for future development and growth

 Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience

  • BS in a biology, chemistry or other related field

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years or more hands-on experience with immunoassays or other functional assays preferred.  
  • Working experience in a manufacturing or product development setting in compliance with ISO9001/ISO14835 standards would be a plus.

Work Environment & Physical Demands 

Lab 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a laboratory environment with occasional data entry on a computer. Occasional exposure to a warehouse environment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.