Job ID: #9752

Associate Scientist-Ligand Binding Assays

Rochester, MN
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Rochester, MN


Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist-Ligand Binding Assays:

  • Organizes and conducts routine and non-routine ligand-binding assays, such as ELISA, Luminex, and Flow Cytometry sample preparation in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Plans and performs controlled analytical testing on various types of biological samples (nonclinical, preclinical, and clinical matrices).
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records.
  • Learns to set up, operate, and perform routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment and so maintain it in compliance with GLP and SOP requirements.
  • Under instruction can perform assist with assay method development, qualification, and validation activities.


Requirements of the Associate Scientist-Ligand Binding Assays:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life sciences, Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Biology or related field.
  • Minimum two years laboratory experience. Industry experience preferred.
  • Possess a cursory knowledge of antibody chemistry including antibody titration, labeling, and appropriate controls to evaluate specificity.
  • Ability to plan, organize and multi-task to complete assignments in an efficient manner.
  • A sense of urgency, speed, persistence, and organization in a dynamic and exciting work environment.


Valued Complementary Skills of the Associate Scientist-Ligand Binding Assays:

Mammalian cell culture experience, Familiarity with various flow cytometry platforms, experience in cell-based assay, biostatistical analyses and general report creation, using Microsoft Office suite and GraphPad Prism.

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