Location: San Rafael
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Responsible for the generation, characterization, and release of
critical reagents used in clinical and non-clinical sample
analysis, the CRG Research Associate will be a critical service to
the assay development and testing groups by building and
continuously supplying customized protein reagents for internal and
Produce consistently prepared and well characterized reagents to
reduce the risk of assay failure and ensure methods meet regulatory
Responsible for the development and quality of Critical Reagents
including purifying proteins, conducting protein conjugations (e.g.
biotinylation, ruthenylation using standard chemistry), assessing
their purity and affinity, and generating Certificates of
Monitors and or trend lot-to-lot variability, and may assist with
Develop new techniques, or bring in new technology from the
outside, to enhance the analytical capabilities of the group.
Prepare SOPs, reports and documents such as characterization
protocols, development reports, and testing data reports.
Share responsibility for lab management duties.
Participates and presents data and shares responsibility for
Participates in meetings and contributes to original peer-reviewed
Ensure GLP-compliant sample handling, assay performance and
laboratory operations through adherence to SOPs and departmental
Required: Bachelor's Degree with 0-4 years of experience in a
bioanalytical laboratory, research laboratory, or biotechnology
Preferred: Skills with Protein Conjugations and Characterization,
Chromatography systems, ELISA and other analytical methods in a
GLP-compliant environment, or equivalent analytical experience in a
regulated lab environment
Preferred: Experience with GLP or GMP documentation and
Preferred: Excellent writing and verbal communications skills.
Multi-well absorbance, electrochemiluminescence and fluorescence
plate reader and associated software.
SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, Surface Plasmon Resonance
Pipettors, plate washers and related assay equipment
Chromatography systems such as HPLC, AKTA FPLC, and Multiple Angle
Light Scattering (MALS).
Windows network environment, MS Office, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or
airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical
shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is
The employee may frequently be required to sit and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
TalentBurst is an award winning IT, Accounting & Finance staffing
firm headquartered in Boston with offices in San Francisco, Miami,
Milwaukee, Toronto, Bangalore, and Gurgaon. Our clients include the
leading social media, technology, banks, utilities, pharmaceutical,
and biotech companies.We work with 75 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Our recruiting team is one of the most successful in the industry
and has a strong reputation for treating our employees well and
helping you find your next dream project.BenefitsAt TalentBurst,
one of our founding principles has been to provide our employees
with the best benefits available. Benefits we have available
include:--- Health, Dental, and Vision Plan--- 401(k) Plan--- Life
Insurance--- Immigration assistance--- Credit Union Membership---
Direct Deposit--- Vacation pay (only for FTEs)
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