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Lab Technician I

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 606829 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Target Pay Rate: 20-23.31/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Job Summary:

Support the execution of experiments and the daily operation of the R&D lab.  Perform routine laboratory activities based on established procedures.  Help maintain lab equipment and analytical devices.
  • Supports R&D projects through execution of routine lab activities based on established procedures
  • ?Performs general lab support activities, including cleaning glassware and autoclave operations
  • Inventories and stocks lab supplies
  • ?Assists with laboratory organization initiatives  
  • ?Communicates effectively within the R&D team
  • Maintains safety compliance in the laboratory
  • Upstream Associate Scientist must be able to execute the following tasks;
  • Daily monitoring and sampling of bioreactor cultures
  • Standard analytical equipment calibration (i.e. pH probes)
  • Aseptic technique and inoculum culture expansion
  • Preparation and filtration of media and buffer solutions
  • Primary recovery of cell culture, including centrifugation, filtration, concentration
  • Downstream Associate Scientist must be able to execute the following tasks;
  • Preparation and filtration of media and buffer solutions
  • Column Packing and Qualification (HETP/Asymmetry)
  • Column Chromatography
  • UF/DF (TFF) - batch mode or single-pass
  • Basic sample handling and analytical techniques (eg. pH, conductivity, protein concentration measurements)
  • Process Analytical Scientist must be able to execute the following tasks;
  • Standard analytical equipment calibration (i.e. pH & Conductivity Probes)
  • Preparation and filtration of media and buffer solutions
  • Basic protein analytical techniques (HPLC, iCE, SDS-PAGE)
  • Data analysis of basic protein analytical techniques
Key Requirements
• Associate of Science degree in Biological Sciences, or similar science background
• Experience with aseptic technique highly desired
• Ability and willingness to learn new skills
• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Effective communication skills
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