Research Assistant III - Lab Operations (Immunochemistry)
Posted on: October 3, 2021
If you have a passion for science and working in a dynamic and fast
paced lab with a cohesive team and have experience running
ELISA's and other Immunoassays, the Research
Assistant position will take you to the next level in your
We have an excellent opportunity for someone to join our
Lab Production team
VA. Lapcorp Drug
Development's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has
an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of
this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while
growing your career.
As a Research Assistant, you will analyze biological or chemical
samples and/or develop/validate methodologies for various compounds
and components in compliance with standard operating procedures
(SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.
Other Duties and
study documentation and laboratory records.
sets-up, maintains, operates and performs routine and non-routine
maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification
quality control review of data.
Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any
problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of the data;
participates in corrective action of problems.
supervisory assistance, assures technical staff compliance to SOPs
and other regulatory agency guidelines.
in setting up and performing method development and validation of
various analytes in a variety of matrices.
complex analyses using unfamiliar or new methods, asking for
scientific guidance as needed.
suggestions for modifications in test methods or
input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and
guides project work.
supervisory assistance, serves as a lead chemist on projects,
overseeing a small group of technical staff.
mentors, and assists less experienced staff.
a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
in new equipment and instrument assessment and qualification, as
in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical
in process improvement initiatives.
in evaluation of data for incorporation into written
plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of
in writing reports and protocols.
SOPs and methods.
We offer excellent training
with extensive benefits including medical/dental/vision plans, 24 days of PTO in
the first year, tuition reimbursement, 401K with 5% matching,
employee stock purchase plan and much more!
of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry or related scientific
Bioanalytical experience may be substituted for
to perform advanced computer skills (e.g., Word,
+ years related or relevant laboratory experience required
with a BS/BA degree.
with the use of standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances,
with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment.
communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal
to design and independently conduct tests for chemistry projects
and provide initial analysis of results.
technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method
development, qualification, maintenance and training).
data for incorporation into written reports.
time management skills to complete project assignments on time,
with minimal or no supervision.
effectively schedule resources.
and helps staff with compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency
process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions and
implements action plans.
effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
interacts with internal and/or external clients.
Acts as a
to assist in the preparation of relevant sections of final
on a variety of study types, analysis procedures and
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