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Advanced Research Associate - Protein Purification Development

Job Details

Minneapolis MN - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Product Development


By joining the Bio-Techne team, you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.  

Position Summary: 

We seek a highly motivated and creative individual to join our protein purification development team. Our team is responsible for the development of Bio-Techne's various product lines, with a focus on the high-quality recombinant protein products. You will participate in the development and optimization of protein purification procedures for recombinant proteins expressed in various cell lines (E. coli, baculovirus, and mammalian).  In addition, you will also assist with initial, small-scale production for release of newly developed proteins and redevelopment of existing products to help advance Bio-Techne's evolving portfolio.   

This is a great opportunity to gain experience with cutting-edge biotech development/manufacturing processes & practices while working in a collaborative laboratory environment.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Support development of Bio-Techne reagents and consumables 
  • Set up and conduct experiments that further new product development 
  • Follow standard operating procedures 
  • Document results and prepare reports summarizing your data 
  • Responsible for small-scale production for the release of new proteins
  • Write protocols for the production of proteins
  • Collaborate with other departments/labs as needed 
  • Follow guidelines and comply with all company safety, quality, and training procedures and regulations 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned 


Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field, and up to 5 years of relevant experience 

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-faced environment where multitasking is required  
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment  

Why Join Bio-Techne:

  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family starting on day one!
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and an employee stock purchase plan.
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, volunteer paid time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging. 
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.

Where permitted by applicable law, candidate must have received or be willing to receive an FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for this position

Bio-Techne is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.