Research Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Genetics & Genomics, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 12 Oct 2020
SC.MR.33508

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Cell-Based Assays Research Associate with a pharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Executes R&D studies planned by supervisor or technical lead. Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
  • Executes QP and VPs, and other GMP methods under supervision by supervisor or technical lead.
  • Drafts test methods/RPs/SOPs under guidance of supervisor or technical lead.
  • Conduct LIMS transactions as appropriate for laboratory technician level.
  • General lab housekeeping (including appropriate documentation) and ordering, inventory management, initiate work orders.
  • Responsible for REES/ELPRO monitoring and response.
  • Performs equipment PMs, as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains reagents for laboratory use.
  • Completes all required training (i.e. safety, equipment etc.).
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
  • May be required to work Holidays and weekends.
  • May be required to work Overtime
  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and our Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1 or more years of relevant experience
  • Bachelors' degree in Biological Sciences or science related field
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique is required.
  • Experience with cell-based ELISAs, cellular proliferation assays, or other cell-based assays is highly desirable.
  • Experience with gene therapy vectors and/or gene mediated cell therapy is desirable.
  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines is preferred.
  • Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate laboratory equipment and computer equipment and software.
  • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision at times and to handle problems.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and to exhibit effective interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

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

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.

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