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Research Analyst

Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•   Perform assays such as ELISA, multiplex, immunophenotyping, comet, and micronucleus.
•   Perform density gradient cell separations.
•   May act a lead/primary technician on basic studies.
•   Utilize micropipettes for all assays.
•   Perform study preparation activities including ordering supplies, preparing/verifying paperwork, and tube labeling.
•   Receive and log in reagents, solutions, and samples.
•   Prepare simple to complex lab solutions.
•   Assist in method development studies, method validation studies, and equipment validations as needed. 
•   Operate, perform quality control and maintenance procedures on equipment such as microplate readers, plate washers, cell counters, multiplex instruments, flow cytometers, freezers, liquid scintillation counter, gamma counter, and eyewash stations. 
•   Maintain clean work areas by cleaning dishes/glassware, wiping down countertops, and sweeping/mopping floor as needed.
•   Collect and record data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols, and study plans.
•   Input, print, and edit basic to complex data.
•   Prepare materials for shipment and archival.
•   Review documentation for quality control. 
•   Perform all other related duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications

•   Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline required.
•   Experience: Zero to two years related experience in biology, chemistry/pharmacy, or similar lab environment GLP experience preferred.
•   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
•   Certification/Licensure: None
•   Other: Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines. Basic understanding of study design and protocols; able to read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors. Able to quickly learn and utilize computer programs as needed; previous computer experience preferred.