Biochemist Research Associate

  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry.  Celebrating 50 years of service, Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Biochemist Research Associate to support our Professional Scientific Services group in San Diego, CA.

Job Description

Biochemist Research Associate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Proficiency in general biochemistry to support purification and analytical assessment of purified antibodies
  • Proficiency in analytical HPLC and other mAb characterization methods 
  • Assist with biophysical characterization of antibodies including sample preparation, data collection and analysis for a variety of techniques 
  • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings; prepare and present project reports in group meetings, analyze results, and maintain a detailed laboratory notebook
  • Evaluate new molecular and biochemical methods, techniques, and assay development

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Hands-on experience with various chromatography techniques for antibody/protein purification (ProA/G, IEX, IMAC, SEC) and analytical protein characterization (spectrophotometer, SDS-PAGE)
  • Experience with AKTA, analytical HPLC, and other biophysical characterization instruments
  • Excellent technical writing skills including experience with writing scientific documentation and document review processes
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular & cell biology, chemistry, life sciences, or other related degree concentration
  • At least 1 years related laboratory experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.), with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of San Diego, California are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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