Advanced Research Associate - Luminex Development
Job Details
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Product Development

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

Position Summary:

The responsibilities of this position are to assist with feasibility, product development, verification, and technical support of immunoassays.  Optimize components and performance, develop manufacturing procedures, transfer product/process to production, and perform necessary troubleshooting.  Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and verifying immunoassays.
  • Perform data reduction and present data.
  • Keep accurate notebooks and records of experiments, write reports and SOPs.
  • Perform stability studies.
  • Write manufacturing documents.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Handbook and follows guidelines regarding safety as outlined in the AWAIR, Chemical Hygiene and Exposure Control manuals in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • This position requires a Bachelors/Master’s degree in chemistry, biology or equivalent with a minimum of 2 to 5 years of research experience with a Bachelors, or 0 to 2 years with a Masters and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles.  Immunoassay experience helpful.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required.  Computer entry and/or typing skills are desirable.  Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, multi task, and have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety and company procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of immunological techniques and principles.
  • Skills in experimental design & analysis. 
  • Skills in record keeping, organization and planning.
  • Skills in problem solving; including the ability to identify and appropriately evaluate a course of action. 
  • Excellent laboratory skills.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Ability to act independently on routine assignments or projects.
  • Ability to plan, organize and multi-task to complete assignments in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both oral and written.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and perform at a high level accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Ability to work hours that conform to standard business operations (8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.)