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Job: Research Associate, Altis Biosystems, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC

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General Information

Job title:
Research Associate
Job location:
Chapel Hill, NC  27599 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Altis Biosystems, Inc. is seeking a full-time Research Associate. This position requires a highly self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational skills, the ability to effectively present on-going projects and results to co-workers and managers, and the ability to work under pressure to drive team objectives.

A successful applicant will have at least a BS level training in Cell Biology or a related scientific discipline and have a minimum of 2 years industry experience. Experience with primary mammalian cell culture, aseptic technique, and basic wet laboratory operations is required. The Research Associate will be responsible for performing basic cell culture, cell-based assays, equipment maintenance, and other work as assigned. The position reports to a Senior Scientist. Attention to detail, following SOPs or other established methods, and appropriate record keeping in the form of an electronic laboratory notebook is a must.

Perform primary cell isolation and culture
Perform quality control tests on primary cell culture
Perform standardized biological assays (Elisa, gene expression, immunohistochemistry, etc)
Analyze data and prepare reports
General lab maintenance (preparation of stock reagents, autoclaving, inventory upkeep, etc)
Assisting management with R&D assay / SOP development

Job Requirements

- BS in Cell Biology or related discipline
- 2+ years of industry laboratory experience
- Wet lab experience and familiarity with basic techniques
- Experience in sterile tissue culture technique
- Ability to follow detailed protocols, take direction from senior lab members, and independently complete assigned tasks
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Able to have flexible hours, including some weekends
(Job number: 3829051)
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