Research Associate I in Foster City, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a well respected biotech looking for a research associate that is excited to learn.


  • Conduct laboratory work under general direction of supervisor
  • Recognize potential problems, understand and troubleshoot assays
  • Help conduct and report recommendations based on tested experimental results
  • Assesses information to ensure data sufficiency and completeness of results.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the project; anticipate problems to minimize issues and work to resolve any issues to minimize impact on success of project
  • Use standard laboratory instrumentation: i.e. UV-VIS, fluorescence plate readers, thermocyclers, liquid handling robotics


  • Standard laboratory safety
  • Standard lab equipment: pipettors, centrifuges, vortexers, temperature controlled storage
  • Microsoft Office: Basic to Moderate ability in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook


  • BS in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Equivalent
  • Experience: 0-2 years industry experience,
  • Minimum 6 months academic laboratory experience if no industry

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