Part Time Research Assistant (Cell Culture/Weekends Only) – RTP, NC Biotech ($20-30 per hour)

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Our client, a RTP-based biotech company that is developing a cutting edge stem cell platform for drug screening and microbiome research, has an immediate need for a Weekend Research Assistant to perform cell culture in an aseptic lab. 


This is an open-ended contract need with a growing company.


Key Things to Note:

  • This is a weekend contract position – Saturday and Sunday, six to eight hours a day onsite.
  • This is a lab-based position performing cell culture in a hood. 
  • Hours are daytime core hours.
  • Payrate is $20-30.00 an hour, depending on experience.


The Research Assistant will be responsible for performing basic cell culture, TEER monitoring, equipment maintenance, and other lab work as assigned. 


Selected Duties:

  • Perform primary cell culture
  • Perform quality control tests on primary cell culture
  • General lab maintenance
  • Data documentation
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance and upkeep


We seek a candidate with 1+ years of cell culture experience, to include work in a hood.  Academic experience will be considered.

Experience with the following will be required:

  • Hands on laboratory experience including familiarity with basis lab technique
  • Wet lab experience
  • Aseptic technique
  • Ability to independently complete assigned lab tasks
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience working in a collaborative team setting.


In addition, we seek a highly diligent, detail-oriented and organized candidate with a strong compliance orientation and an extremely conscientious work style.


This is an immediate need.  Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.