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Research Associate I

San Diego, CA 92127

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Job Number: 563876 Pay Rate: 24.83 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR: 20-24/hr
*Depending on experience

Research Associate I responsible for designing and performing experiments while collaborating and communicating effectively.

Primary Responsibilities for the Role:

? Performs minimally complex experiments with input from supervisor.

? Understands experimental goal and may provide input to the experimental design.

? Analyzes data from individual experiment with input from supervisor and documents work in laboratory notebook or report.

? Able to summarize a group of experiments.

? Effectively communicates with peers and supervisor. May present data in group meetings.

? Prepares reagents and panels.

Additional Responsibilities:

? Participates in lab maintenance activities.

? Maintains training log.

? Ensures proper transportation, handling, and disposal of hazardous, bio-hazardous and/or infectious substances.

? Operates and calibrates all general lab equipment.

? With instruction from supervisor, may write study protocols and reports to support part of the project.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

? Good knowledge of GLP.

? Working knowledge of laboratory safety and record keeping.

? Strong mathematics skills.

? Strong written and verbal communication skills.

? Microsoft Office Suite: Powerpoint, Excel, Word.


• B.A./B.S. Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field


• 0 - 2 years post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in academia or industry

• M.S. without thesis


Depending of the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competences may be considered in place of the state requirements. Example: if a job Level typically requires an Associates’ Degree plus 2 years of experience, an equivalent could be included 4 years of experience or a Bachelor’s Degree.

Occupational Demands

Work is performed in both a lab and an office environment. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 50lbs. Some occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; ability to listen and understand instruction. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.
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