Research Associate I - Temp

Company: Genmark Diagnostics ( Learn More )

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Job Description

At GenMark, our work atmosphere is dynamic, fast-paced, and patient-focused. Working at GenMark is an opportunity to learn and grow within a quickly expanding company utilizing cutting edge technologies.  GenMark's proprietary eSensor detection technology combined with GenMark's eSensor XT-8 system and ePlex sample-to-answer systems are designed to support a broad range of molecular diagnostic tests with a compact, easy-to-use workstation and self-contained, disposable test cartridges.

Position Summary

We’re excited to recruit for a Temporary Research Associate on our Platform Development - Assay Integration Team.   This position will execute a range of data analysis techniques, molecular biology procedures, reagent preparation, and bioanalytical procedures and laboratory duties.   

This position is responsible for the following areas:

  • Assist in the planning & design of experiments
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory reagents and supplies
  • Independently conduct scientific experiments
  • Identify and solve problems in experimental designs
  • Assist in protocol design for routine use; suggests improvements
  • Advise supervisor of factors that may affect experiment; suggests additional experiments
  • Assist in data analysis and interpretation of results
  • Participate on project and troubleshooting teams
  •  Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular biology or related field
  • 1 - 5 years Molecular Biology or Biochemistry laboratory experience post B.S. degree
  • Ability to read, write and analyze complex documents
  • Strong problem-solving, judgment and decision making skills are required
  • Thorough knowledge of experimental design is required
  • Time management skills and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  •  Qualifications

  • Must be a hands-on, self-directed, organized and conscientious individual
  • Complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner
  • Must be able to think and work both tactically and strategically
  • Effective analytical problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills in a dynamic, constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate scientific ideas to a broader technical audience
  • Ability to work effectively, exhibit a professional manner and establish constructive working relationships
  •  *CB*

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