Advanced Research Associate, Conjugation
Job Details
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

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.

Bio-Techne is committed to product quality, customer satisfaction, continued improvement, minimising environmental impacts and conserving natural resources.  Environmental and quality management is an integral core value and vital part of the Bio-Techne culture.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for preparing conjugated proteins, antibodies, enzymes, oligonucleotides, and microparticles for both manufacturing and research. In addition, this position will be responsible for the preparation and testing of other chemistry related reagents for company personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and tests conjugated proteins, antibodies, enzymes and microparticles for both manufacturing and research according to written SOP.
  • Develop conjugation and in-process protocols for new products and custom orders
  • Prepares and tests other chemistry related reagents for company personnel according to written SOP.
  • Troubleshoots problematic conjugates.
  • Seek ways to improve departmental efficiency and cost savings.
  • Manages data in laboratory notebooks, computer databases, paper documentation, etc.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in Handbook and follows guidelines regarding safety as outline in the AWAIR, Chemical Hygiene and Exposure Control manuals in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biological sciences or equivalent required (chemistry or biochemistry preferred) with a minimum of 2 years conjugation, protein purification and ELISA experience or 0 to 2 years with a Master’s Degree.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic Knowledge of immunoassay design, protein purification strategies.
  • Basic knowledge of quality system in operations setting including GMP.
  • Skills in problem solving; including the ability to identify and appropriately evaluate a course of action.
  • Ability to handle repetitive complex tasks.
  • 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.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and perform at a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.