LABORATORY RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Agathos Biologics is a biotechnology company pursuing transformational science in biomanufacturing, biologic payload delivery, and cell and gene therapy.   The Laboratory Research Associate will work with the research and development team to conduct experiments in biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology designed by senior staff.  The activities are critical to the success of the company’s products and services.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct and assist in the design of experiments in biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology

  • Establish and execute scientific techniques and protocols in cell culture, including microbial, fungal, insect, and mammalian cells

  • Purify biological materials, including proteins and nucleic acids

  • Maintain scientific instrumentation including analytic instruments (PCR, chromatography), incubators, freezers, centrifuges, and associated equipment

  • Diligently and accurately record and document experiments, procedures and protocols

  • Ensure the laboratory is fully functional by monitoring stock levels of raw materials and consumables and related tasks

  • Clean laboratory glassware and other reusable equipment

Experience and skills

  • Bacterial and mammalian cell culture

  • Nucleic acid and protein purification

  • Gene design, synthesis, and cloning techniques

  • Molecular biology techniques including PCR, ELISA, Blotting, electrophoretic techniques, and cell counting

  • Ability to manage data in laboratory notebooks, computer systems, and paper documentation, etc.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software suite

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Education and work experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent required

  • 1-3 years of experience in biochemical research or related area

About Agathos Biologics

Agathos Biologics is a biotechnology company pursuing transformational science in biomanufacturing, biologic payload delivery, and cell and gene therapy.  Discoveries in bioprocessing and genetic characterization and control have created an abundance of scientific possibilities that can help us all lead better lives.  Our mission as The Good Science Company is to create breakthrough products and services within a strong ethical and moral framework that benefits everyone. We believe in Science that Serves and have a relentless focus on serving our clients, employees, and society.

To apply for this position please email cover letter and CV/resume to recruiting@agathosbio.com

 

Agathos Biologics

701-369-2840

3155 Bluestem Dr. #401
West Fargo, North Dakota 58078

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