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Research Associate

Posted: November 13, 2023
Salary:US$33.65 - US$40.87 per hour
Job type: Permanent
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Perform development procedures for novel immunoassays.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing serological assays such as ELISAs and Luminex assays in blood, serum, and plasma samples.
  • Review and summarize data for reporting to the supervisor and/or team.
  • Independently completes a variety of tasks to ensure smooth overall function of laboratory, including routine equipment maintenance, maintain accurate inventFories, proper documentation of laboratory records and supply ordering.
  • Comply with SOPs, laboratory guidelines and support development of new procedures.
  • Inform management of any problems that may affect integrity of the data and participate in the resolution.
  • Participate in troubleshooting of instrumentation and test methods or procedures.
  • Communicate effectively and promote a cohesive working environment.
  • Ability to multitask and support development of projects in a timely manner.
  • Comply with applicable safety procedures including those for working with infectious microorganisms.


Candidate must possess a Bachelors' degree in Biological Sciences/related degree and have at least 5 years of laboratory experience in:

  • Expertise in ligand binding technology platforms, such as ELISA, MSD and Luminex is required.
  • Aseptic cell culture techniques.
  • Knowledge in basic protein characterization such as SDS PAGE gel and western blots.
  • Must have excellent computing skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Must have expertise in using SoftMax PRO and GraphPad PRISM software.
  • Willingness to work with biological specimens.
  • Strong background in developing, troubleshooting, and performing bioanalytical assays in plate-based and cell-based assay formats.
  • Expertise in performing basic laboratory techniques (pipetting, centrifugation, serial dilutions, etc.)
  • Maintain good documentation practices when performing experiments and provide high quality experimental data
  • Work independently and as a team to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Must be willing to learn new methodologies, be flexible with changing priorities and adapt to new procedures
  • Must be organized, attentive to detail and possess a positive, friendly, and professional demeanor