Research Associate

Inflammatix, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate (RA) to contribute to our in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) product development efforts. The RA’s primary focus will be sample preparation/nucleic acid purification and the generation of gene expression data using NanoString®, TaqMan® or other technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in early stage development of a growing biotech company.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with a team leader to plan and execute studies
  • Analyze and interpret experimental results and recommend improvements for process optimization
  • Process clinical samples for gene expression analysis
  • Maintain a detailed research log and summarize work in research reports and presentations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 0-2 years of industry experience or master’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field
  • Familiarity with techniques in a biochemistry, molecular biology, or related laboratory setting
  • Experience with patient samples and molecular diagnostics is a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Thorough working knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques including PCR/qPCR and nucleic acid isolation/purification; experience with NanoString and TaqMan technology a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow protocol
  • Experience with handling clinical samples under BSL2 conditions a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Follows good lab documentation practices
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; capable of prioritizing and executing on multiple projects

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION:

  • Classification: Full-time position
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k) and more.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs [at] inflammatix [dot] com

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