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Advanced Research Associate

Job Details

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

Description

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:

As an Advanced Research Associate you will work in the Immunocytochemistry Department on the validation of antibodies for immunocytochemistry applications.  You will be knowledgeable of animal anatomy and histology and familiar with histological examination of tissues, frozen and paraffin-embedded tissue sections, immunohistochemistry protocols, microscopy systems; collect digital images, digital image post-processing and enter data into a database.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate laboratory and technical skills, extensive problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Set up and conduct your own experiments and draft and revise standard operating procedures
  • Document results and prepare reports in order to analyze your data
  • Cary out troubleshooting activities daily
  • Propose and implement process improvements
  • Collaborate with other departments/labs as needed
  • Help train new employees as needed
  • Follow guidelines and comply with all company safety, quality, and training procedures and regulations
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in the biological sciences and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Or, MS degree in the biological sciences and 0-2 years of relevant experience

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable of animal anatomy and histology and familiar with histological examination of tissues, frozen and paraffin-embedded tissue sections, immunohistochemistry protocols, microscopy systems; collect digital images, digital image post-processing and enter data into a database.
  • Must be capable and willing to learn novel immunocytochemistry techniques, search PubMed and other databases, analyze scientific publications, have experience in troubleshooting and communicate with other laboratory personnel.
  • Ability to follow protocols and standard operation procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Adobe Photoshop are required.

 

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.

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