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Research Associate

Job Details

Minneapolis MN - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Quality & Regulatory


By joining Bio-Techne, you’ll join a company with a powerful and positive purpose of enabling cutting-edge research in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers to further treat and prevent disease worldwide.


Position Summary:

Are you passionate about science, an adaptable self-starter with an insatiable curiosity and have a drive to innovate and further develop your skills with a multitude of analytical tools to study and characterize biomolecules? As a Research Associate in the Analytical Services team, you will be responsible for performing routine Quality Control (QC) testing, and participating in troubleshooting efforts for released products and new products that are still in development through the application of biophysical analysis of proteins and antibodies focusing on our capillary electrophoresis systems, but may also include chromatography, immunoassays, light scattering and other analytical tools, with the aid of fully defined SOPs. You will also actively take part in group projects, participate in process improvement efforts to improve lab protocols with the goal of facilitating innovation, efficiency and productivity, and perform additional duties as assigned.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support development of Bio-Techne reagents and consumables
  • Set up and conduct experiments that help further new product development
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Document results and prepare reports summarizing your data
  • Carry out troubleshooting activities under supervision
  • 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:

  • Associate degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Or, Bachelor’s degree in a related field and up to 3 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.


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.

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