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Biotechnology Job USA | Research Associate Position @ MSD

Biotechnology Job USA | Research Associate Position @ MSD

Biotechnology Job USA | Research Associate Position @ MSD: Founded in 1995, Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and commercialization of innovative assays and instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples. MSD’s proprietary MULTI‑ARRAY technology enhances medical research and drug development by enabling researchers to profile many biomarkers simultaneously in a single sample without compromising assay performance.

MSD’s technology is widely adopted by researchers in pharmaceutical companies, government institutions, universities, and clinical laboratories worldwide for its high sensitivity, excellent reproducibility, and wide dynamic range. Throughout its history, MSD has continued to evolve its technology platform to enable researchers to solve complex biological questions and, as the Company looks toward the future, it is expanding into clinical applications and the emerging fields of personalized medicine and companion diagnostics.

Biotechnology Job USA | Research Associate Position @ MSD

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Research Associate II (RA II) is responsible for independently designing and executing experiments and analyzing the resulting data in support of reagent and assay development projects. This is a laboratory based position to develop methods of purification and biochemical characterization of protein based reagents and conjugates. The incumbent is expected to display a wide-degree of latitude, creativity and self-management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute on the design of experiments and implement plans with minimal guidance utilizing appropriate protocols
  • Establish schedules and scope of proposed experiments
  • Employ self reliance in drawing experiment conclusions and interpreting results
  • Lead general lab maintenance initiatives including maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment
  • Prepare, maintain and report reagent inventories for assigned methods

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, protein sciences, cellular/molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, or other related area
  •  Master’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in reagent development and analytical biochemistry in an industrial setting
  • Experience with running antibody-based assays, developing reagents and product development
  • Training in and experience with Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) techniques

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrate ability to process and characterize incoming biological reagents such as proteins and antibodies according to company procedures
  • Strong scientific fundamentals and analytical background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with personnel at all levels
  • Effectively communicate issues/problems and results that impact timelines, accuracy and reliability of laboratory data
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Laboratory environment working with chemical reagents and performing some Biosafety Level 2 work
  • May involve handling of BSL-2 materials and organisms including human blood and/or blood products

Requisition Number: 16-0132
Title :Research Associate II
City : Gaithersburg
State :MD

Biotechnology Job USA | Research Associate Position @ MSD

How to Apply : https://rew12.ultipro.com/MES1002/JobBoard/CanLogin.aspx?__JobID=*E52492D43B7F879F&__RT=*D356349294394CA3EAC10FEC2E7B083E994C4BB36E0914A09D1369B2B832F1FFE816182035ADA955

View Original Notification: https://rew12.ultipro.com/MES1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*E52492D43B7F879F

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