Research Associate at Agilent Technologies in Carpinteria, California

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Job Description

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

In the Companion Diagnostics Business (CDx), our team partners very closely with leading pharmaceutical companies to develop, manufacture and commercialize highly regulated medical devices which are critical for physicians to help select therapies for their patients. Become a part of a growing and dedicated team that does truly inspiring work in the field of Precision Medicine. Our employees are passionate about their contributions because there is a very direct connection to helping patients with cancer.

Become a part of a growing and dedicated team that does truly inspiring work in the field of Precision Medicine. Our employees are passionate about their contributions because there is a very direct connection to helping patients with cancer

The Research Associate will plan and execute experiments to develop immunohistochemistry (IHC), fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and other assays in Companion Diagnostics. They will work closely with cross-functional project teams, line management, and external partners. The Research Associate will facilitate the transfer of completed development projects into commercial products. Other responsibilities include writing and reviewing product instructions for use, protocols and technical reports. They will generate documentation in compliance with Quality Systems and Good Laboratory Practices. They will evaluate and optimize test methods, new antibodies, and reagents. They will maintain laboratory notebooks and provide customer and co-worker technical support. Works on problems of moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

Key skills include:


  • Ability to follow Quality System regulations including Design Control

  • Good verbal and written communication

  • Analytical, creative, and works well in a team environment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with immunohistochemical staining and use of a microscope preferred

  • Works on problems of moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

This position is located in Carptineria, CA






Option to Work Remote
No

Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree or University degree or equivalent experience

  • 2 + years lab experience

  • Ability to follow Quality System regulations including Design Control


  • Good verbal and written communication

  • Analytical, creative, and works well in a team environment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with immunohistochemical staining and use of a microscope preferred

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Travel Required
Occasional

Schedule
Full-time

Shift
Day Shift

Duration
Not applicable

Job Type
Experienced

Job Function
R&D