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Research Associate I -Diagnostics

San Diego, California

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Location San Diego, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-029782

BioLegend is seeking a highly motivated Product Development Research Associate to join our Diagnostic Product Development Team. This position will actively participate in the development of flow cytometry reagents for diagnostic use. The responsibilities include: perform experiments, analyze and report results, troubleshoot, manage and maintain documentation.

After three months in this role, you should be able to work independently to perform flow cytometry experiments, analyze data and document report.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and handle biological samples (human blood, animal tissues, and mammalian cell lines)
  • Perform Flow Cytometry experiments, Cell Biology experiments, and/or other experiments, as projects require
  • Analyze results and maintain clear and accurate documentations following ISO requirements
  • Monitor project progress
  • Maintain facilities, lab equipment, and supplies as needed
  • Other projects or responsibilities as may be required.

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

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Life Sciences-related field
  • At least 1 years of working experience in research laboratory or industry.
  • Familiarity with basic lab equipment and knowledge of lab safety protocols
  • Hands-on experience with cell culture
  • Highly organized with attention to detail in documentation

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Hands-on experience in multi-color flow cytometry and data analysis
  • Previous experience in diagnostic product development, preferably in a GMP environment
  • Basic understanding of immunology, hematology, and oncology

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

Work Environment & Physical Demands (Office/Lab)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting. Occasional exposure to a laboratory and 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.

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