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Research Associate at Myriad Genetics, Inc in Austin, Texas

Posted in Research 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Myriad Genetics, Inc

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Job Identification: 130
Job Schedule: Full time

Responsibilities
  • Conduct and/or support research experiments under the supervision of Sr. Director.
  • Conduct lab experiments/research to support and/or advance products, services and technology from initial feasibility through final protocol optimization, application testing and stability studies
  • Method development and preparing SOPs as needed
  • Procure chemicals, materials and reagents
  • Handle and prepare chemicals and biochemical reagents to perform experiments and develop methods and procedures
  • Dispose of chemical/biological waste properly; maintain records as appropriate
  • Calibrate and maintain scientific instruments and laboratory equipment
  • Maintain an organized, detailed and accurate record of all experimental data
  • Data analysis including excel, tableau, flow cytometry and image analysis
  • Provide project status reports
  • Review literature and apply advanced knowledge

Qualifications
  • BS or higher degree in Chemistry or related science with 0-10 years of experience in a research. Preference for at least 3-5 years.
  • Experience must include performing experiments in areas such as fluorescence spectroscopy, biomolecule conjugation, surface functionalization, immunoassays, material characterization, fluorescence microscopy, data analysis and image analysis.
  • Knowledge of fluorescence and experience with a fluorometer is preferred.
  • Experience with Luminex and/or Quanterix instrumentation is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in Analytical, Organic, and Polymer Chemistry is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute, analyze and document research experiments
  • Proficient in the use and maintenance of instrumentation for chemical and spectroscopic analysis, such as fluorescence spectroscopy, fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, UV-VIS, etc.
  • Organized, flexible and able to multitask in an environment with aggressive timelines
  • Ability to pipette is required
  • Ability to make experimental observations with attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Position requires frequent communication in the form of verbal updates, reports, technical meetings, and presentations

Physical and Mental Job Requirements
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.


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