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Associate Scientist (or Senior Research Associate) - Flow Cytometry

San Diego, California

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Location San Diego, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-027518

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. Our product expertise covers a diverse set of research areas including Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Stem cells, and Cell Biology.

Job Summary

At BioLegend we develop novel, cutting edge products and offer custom services to help with scientific innovation and discovery.  We are currently looking for a talented, detail oriented person to join our growing Product Development team.  The potential candidate will assist with development of new products for cell analysis such multi-color panels, stimulation reagents and control cells.  The successful candidate must be a self-motivated, team player, able to communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team and must possess excellent organization skills.

Essential Functions

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

  • Design, develop and execute assays for 10+ color flow cytometry and cellular function
  • Independently analyze flow cytometry data using FlowJo and/or FCS express, prepare reports
  • Participate in discussions with internal and external partners
  • Ensure completion of entries into related databases as required per company policy
  • Ability to plan and track multiple projects simultaneously and pro-actively complete assigned tasks
  • Experience working with human samples as well as handling animals such as mice and rat is desired
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture is desired
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • Promote a safe and compliant work environment

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

  • Bachelors Degree with 5 or more years’ experience or Masters with minimum 2 yrs experience
  • Basic understanding of working in a BSL-2 level laboratory
  • Experience with flow cytometry is required

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with >5 years of experience or Master’s Degree with 3 year of Flow cytometry experience

Condition of Employment

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, BioLegend requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning January 18, 2022.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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