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.

Position Summary:

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares conjugated proteins, antibodies, enzymes and microparticles for both manufacturing and research according to written SOP and develop new procedures for new products.
  • Post manufacturing processing, sterile filtering and aliquoting and labelling of products.
  • Prepares and tests other chemistry related reagents for company personnel according to written SOP and develop new procedures for new products
  • 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 requirements.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general and sterile lab techniques, pipetting, equipment, and inventory.
  • 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.


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