Research Associate in Newark, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Job Description


•         Assist in the development of novel surface coating techniques and manufacturing methodologies

•         Prepare substrates for surface coatings using aggressive chemical cleaning and activation processes

•         Perform multi-step coating processes on substrates using a variety of techniques

•         Characterize treatments and coating using various metrology methods and tools such as contact angle measurements, fluorescence microscopy, etc.

•         Prepare reagents and perform quality control assays to support experiments

•         Assist in the development and optimization of protocols and workflows for surface coating treatments

•         Collect, analyze and summarize data using Excel and PowerPoint


•         BS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, or closely related field

•         Minimum 3 months of research/internship experience working in a laboratory setting

•         Experience with standard chemistry and molecular biology lab practices and safety protocols

•         Experience with harsh chemical surface cleaning techniques

•         Experience with silanization chemistry, biopolymers, and bioconjugation highly desirable but not required

•         Meticulous and detail-oriented, ability to follow complex operating procedures with reproducible results and thorough documentation of work

•         Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills

•         Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, positive can-do attitude

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