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Research Associate I

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

Description

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 11 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City-based BioFire Diagnostics and one subsidiary in Montreal, Canada. Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.


This is a full time non-exempt 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 analysis data and keeps an accurate record of all work done in accordance with the quality system. Requires some problem solving skills. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments. Reports to the System Validation Manager.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others for assigned projects.
  3. Performs lab duties and experiments.
  4. Collects and analyzes data relating to real-time PCR.
  5. Contributes to project process within his/her scientific discipline.
  6. Ensures that laboratory notebook for assigned projects/experiments are maintained in accordance with the BFDX Employment Handbook.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Training and Education

May require a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Must demonstrate skill in basic laboratory technician practices (pipetting, materials handling, contamination control).

Experience

This is an entry-level role.  No previous experience is required; however, previous directly related experience is preferred.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to safely lift and maneuver 60 lbs.

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