Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D
At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.
We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.
Come be a part of our team and our mission as a Research Associate!
This is a full time position. This position is part of a team working on a variety of laboratory procedures involving real-time PCR using established methods and techniques under general guidance. Performs general lab duties, designs and conducts experiments, collects and analyzes data and keeps an accurate record of all work done in the laboratory notebook. Requires some problem solving skills. Work may involve development of new instrumentation, software or processes, customer support and some training functions. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures including PCR, RT-PCR real-time PCR, and use of fluorescence-based nucleic acid detection techniques. May lead and direct work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Reports to the Lab Supervisor or a Scientist.
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Training and Education:
Usually requires a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles.
5-8 years experience in the field or related area.
Must be able to safely lift 50 lbs.