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Research Associate (Production)

BigHat Biosciences
San Mateo, CA
Start date
Jan 26, 2023

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Manufacturing & Production, Regulatory, Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
The Role: BigHat Biosciences is seeking a self-motivated individual for a Research Associate, Production role to execute key experiments and optimize protocols to fuel BigHat’s high-throughput, automated platform for producing and characterizing antibodies. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform automated and manual high-throughput processing on the BigHat platform, including DNA preparation, protein expression, purification, and characterization.
  • Design and run experiments to optimize the performance efficiency of BigHat’s platform.
  • Keep a detailed record of all experiments using BigHat’s documentation tools, and clearly communicate results and challenges.
  • Collaborate on the creation of laboratory standard operating procedures for sample processing.
  • Collaborate closely with BigHat team members to identify, design, and implement critical process and operational improvements to laboratory systems.
  • Operate and maintain automated liquid handlers and analytical instruments to ensure all lab and platform operations run efficiently.
  • Nice-to-haves include working with barcoding systems, inventory tracking, and experience with Google Workspace tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)

About You
  • BS in Biology or Chemistry, with 1+ year(s) of industry experience
  • Experience in process execution, laboratory method development, optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on experience with, or interest in, automated liquid handlers (e.g. Opentrons, Hamilton, Tecan, Agilent systems). Experience with LIMS is a nice-to-have.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques and general lab practices. 
  • Efficient time management and ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated individual with attention to detail, excited to work in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with members of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent record keeping abilities to document analytical data generated in support of regulatory requirements.

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