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Research Associate I in Tucson, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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    Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Job #:  960009
Growing company in Tucson looking for a Research Associate I to begin work immediately!
We have a beautiful facility with stunning views, a team of advanced professionals to learn from, and the opportunity to advance your skills and career.
Position Description
The Research Associate I is responsible for conducting research, development and manufacturing laboratory experimentation and other scientific activities to support company projects.
Exercises technical expertise and discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies. Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses. Presents and discusses results of experiments within department and project team.
Maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and may participate in conferences and professional societies. Follows company policies and procedures for GMP, GLP, Design Control and others as appropriate.
Maintains complete and accurate laboratory documentation and electronic files. May act as principal investigator in conducting own experiments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knows basic and some specialized laboratory techniques.
- Familiar with searching scientific literature.
- Skilled with use of word processing, spreadsheets, graphical and presentation software applications.
-Skills and experience on immunohistochemistry and histology, molecular biology (e.g. PCR, Next-Generation Sequencing, bioinformatics), brightfield and fluorescence microscopy, image processing, image analysis, computer programming and data analysis are highly desirable. 
- Designs experimental protocols with minimal supervision.
- Executes bench experiments; makes detailed and general observations and analyzes data.
- Prepares technical reports, summaries and quantitative analyses.
- Maintains complete and accurate records.
- Normally receives general directions on routine work and detailed directions on new assignments.
- Makes suggestions to improve work processes and laboratory environment.
- Assists in identifying and reducing to practice patentable inventions.
- Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
- Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
- May participate in cross-functional technical teams such as a failure investigation team.
- Works well in a team environment by being a productive project team member, suggesting creative solutions to problems and providing input to project planning.
- Trains others in areas of expertise.
- Troubleshoots problems and institutes corrective action.
- Prepares and presents experimental procedures and results in group and project teams.
- Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote 
BS degree in a Scientific Discipline is required and will be verified (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related filed)
Entry-level position – no industry experience is required but candidates with up to 2 years’ experience are encouraged to apply
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