Molecular Biology Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 05 Oct 2022

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Proclinical is seeking a Molecular Biology Associate with a biopharmaceutical and medical device company located in Philadelphia, PA. In this role, you will be responsible for performing nucleic acid based assays where proficiency in nucleic acid extraction methods and qPCR is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines, and SOPs using appropriate laboratory techniques for the lab group assigned to
  • Performs laboratory support functions (e.g. inventory management and equipment calibration) to help ensure lab is operational; contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals and objectives
  • Adheres to and understands the importance of Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures, including Good Documentation Practices
  • Attend daily lab meeting on a regular basis and escalate issues/concerns at that forum to the supervisor for further investigation
  • Performs revisions to existing documents (e.g. test methods and SOPs)
  • Supports departmental initiatives to introduce automated solutions and optimized assays
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze results according to specifications listed in test methods and ability to distinguish when criteria is not met
  • Cross-training opportunities provided to train junior members of the team

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of industry experience with molecular biology techniques including qPCR and DNA/RNA Extraction
  • Bachelors' degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry or related Science major including lab courses involving work with nucleic acids.
  • Experience in aseptic processing techniques a plus
  • Experience in a GMP Environment a plus

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mike Raletz at (+1) 267-428-7770 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.