Research Associate - Berkeley, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate

Applaud Medical, Inc.

Berkeley, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Assay Development, Bioanalytical, Biochemistry, Elisa, HPLC, Medical Device,

Job Description

Research Associate I
Applaud Medical, a venture-backed medical device company, is seeking one or more highly motivated individual(s) to join its R&D group as a Research Associate.  The Research Associate will play a critical role in the development and validation of Applaud’s products for treating kidney stone disease.  This position is located in the Berkeley, California.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•   Support development, optimization and validation of new and existing binding assays.
•   Develop and implement analytical assays for formulations and validation testing.
•   Prepare detailed technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analysis for general documentation and product transfers.
•   Keep a detailed laboratory notebook
•   Engage in multiple R&D activities, including troubleshooting issues, writing procedures, R&D laboratory instrument maintenance, etc.
•   Actively participate in maintaining the biochemistry laboratory space in compliance with safety regulations
Qualified candidates will possess skills and experience in many of the following:
•   Experience with ELISAs, Bradford, and standard chromogenic assays.
•   Knowledge of analytical and spectroscopic methods and instrumentation.
•   Experience with assay development and writing SOPs.
•   Capacity to thrive in a frenetic start-up environment with aggressive schedules
•   Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
•   Experience with particle analyzers such as DLS or Multisizer a plus.
•   Experience with lipids or liposomes a plus.
•   Experience with Chemstation software a plus.


•   B.S. in chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, or closely related field
•   At least 1 year experience in the medical device, diagnostics, or biotech industry.
•   LOCAL candidates only.
Please send resume and cover letter to:   
Only applications with cover letters will be reviewed.