(Senior) Research Associate (in vitro Mammalian Cell Culture) – RTP Biotech/Direct Hire

Job Type: 
Life Sciences
Scientific Research and Lab Operations
Other Life Science Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, an RTP area Biotech that focuses on microbiome-based therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of respiratory infectious diseases, is actively recruiting for a bright and capable Research Associate / Senior Associate to join its growing in vitro cell culture team.   

This company is building a robust product portfolio through internal development and external collaboration and is targeting a Research Associate to help expand its cellular model capabilities.  The selected candidate will assist in designing, carrying out, and troubleshooting in vitro mammalian cell culture experiments that support the development of live microbial therapeutics for animal health.

Key Things to Note:

  • This is a lab-based position, working closely with 2-3 other scientists.  We seek a candidate open to a full-time on-site role.
  • The Research Associate will be responsible for supporting the development and screening of cellular models to identify lead therapeutic strains.
  • Experience in aseptic techniques and experience with mammalian cell culture,  microbial cell culture, and performing bioassays will be needed
  • This is an emerging setting in which processes and procedures are being developed and enhanced.  We seek a flexible and innovative candidate who will contribute to new policies and practices.

We seek a candidate with a 4 year degree in a Biological Science and 2+ years of experience with mammalian cell culture systems and experience culturing microbial strains. 

Experience with the following will be important:

  • mammalian cell culture and microbial cell culture
  • running bioassays such as ELISA’s and biochemical assays, high-throughput assays is a plus
  • molecular biology techniques and approaches, to include DNA and RNA extraction and quantification, qPCR analysis
  • maintaining up-to-date and accurate records of experiments
  • analyzing data from experiments and presenting analyses

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

Finally, we seek a team player who will thrive in a fast paced and highly dynamic setting. 

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