Research Associate

94520, Concord
Jun 03, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Perform GLP and research and development studies to support the INTERCEPT platelet or plasma by performing in vitro function assays using a variety of human blood and blood products. 


Primary Responsibilities:


Execute experiments as a team member, including experiments for product claims and regulatory submissions. Prepare and manipulate various blood products, including plasma and platelets. Perform and appropriately document GLP and notebook studies. Make detailed observations and document observations during studies. Perform quantitative analysis, documentation, and interpretation of results with help of more senior-level scientific personnel. Design and carry out experiments with minimal guidance from supervisor. Perform benchtop in vitro assays Prepare and present experimental results in appropriate forums. May provide expertise on project teams, including contribution of ideas, developing plans, execution of the plan and timely reporting of results. Maintain high level of professional expertise through familiarity with current scientific literature. Contribute to project progress within his/her scientific discipline. Perform other related duties as required.  Qualifications/Requirements/Skills:


Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with 2-5 years of experience, or Master’s degree in a scientific discipline with a minimum 0-2 years of experience. Associates degree: 4-7 years. No degree: 6-9 years. Experience working with human blood products desirable. Experience working in a GLP or other regulated environment desirable. Understanding of laboratory procedures, equipment, computerized data handling, and scientific principles. Experience working with databases or large data sets desired Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Strong mathematics skills. Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, scientific and graphics applications. Sharp analytical skills; problem-solving, trouble-shooting, innovative. Team oriented. Ability to work independently. Good communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal, listening). Flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities. Time management (schedules, timelines, task prioritization).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.