Hire the right healthcare staff with speed and precision locally or nationwide.

Learn More

How to Cost-Effectively Build a Nursing Staff in an Age of Travel Nursing

Uncover alternative and sustainable staffing solutions to address nursing shortages

Read the article

Life Sciences

Hire skilled life sciences talent by partnering with a nationwide recruitment agency with local market expertise.

Current Trends in the Life Sciences Job Market

Learn how partnering with a staffing agency is a powerful way to combat the challenges of hiring in the current life sciences job market

Read the article


Execute critical healthcare IT initiatives with increased flexibility and cost-effectiveness with us at your side.

The Technology Hiring Outlook: What We're Seeing Right Now

Uncover how to handle an employee-led technology market.

read the article

For JobSeekers

Match your unique skills with in-demand jobs at growing organizations.

Learn More

Resource Center

Explore our library of insights and tips designed to help healthcare leaders and job candidates align.

Explore resources

About Us

We’re positively impacting lives as a leading provider of workforce solutions for clients and talent.

Learn More

Back to jobs

Research Associate

Posted: July 08, 2024
Salary:US$22 - US$23 per hour + 401(k), Insurance, PTO
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Calling all recent college graduates! Are you looking for your chance to thrive in a cutting edge laboratory? Look no further! Medix is hiring for a Research Associate to join an assay development team that we partner with in Irvine, CA. If you have past experience with techniques such as ELISA, Western blot, protein purification, SDS-Page, consider applying today!

The Research Associate I will support immunodiagnostic assay development following the product development process. S/he will work under the direction of the Research Scientist's guidance to execute daily experiments, analyze data sets, write protocols/documents, and generate reports.


  • Executes assay verification and validation with the team.
  • Participates in projects for Biomarker/IVD assay development in various disease areas.
  • Ensures quality in work, such as raw data records being accurate, complete, and in
    appropriate order, and meeting protocol and SOP specifications and GLP requirements.
  • Assists with the establishment of protocols and procedures.
  • Executes the evaluation and qualification of materials following established protocols and procedures.
  • Assists with identifying needs and sourcing of materials, samples, and other critical
    materials, as well as supplies.
  • Participates in daily lab operation duties.
  • Executes other assignments by upper management as needed.


  • BS in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemistry, or science/engineering related


  • Minimum 1 year of industry experience in IVD immunodiagnostics fields, or other related
    diagnostic fields.
  • Experience with ELISA, antibody/antigen selection and conjugation, protein purification, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, etc. is a plus.


  • Must be willing to handle human whole-blood, plasma and/or serum samples.
  • Excellent organizational skills along with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications.
  • Experience writing, reviewing, and executing standard operating procedures, protocols, and reports is a plus.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good collaborative skills within a dynamic team.