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Research Associate, Analytical Development

Company: Eurofins Product Service GmbH
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Research Associate, Analytical Development Cambridge, MA, USA Full-timeEurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.Seeking an energetic and dependable analyst to perform routine testing to support process development and help progress programs through the pipeline. This individual will focus on molecular biology assays with a development opportunity to cross-train and support cell-based, potency, flow cytometry, separations and biophysical methods as well. This analyst will interface with many departments and projects necessary to complete tasks in a timely manner.Primary Responsibilities:Provide timely internal non-GMP testing support for various teamsSupport automation of analytical workflows and qualification of automated assaysDocument lab work and results in ELN and/or LIMSCoordinate, store, and properly handle samples and retainsManage and track supply of controls, reference standards, and critical reagentsTrain other analysts as necessaryEnsure Instruments and lab are properly maintainedWork with many other groups to support client's missionBachelor's Degree in related science with 0-2+ years industry experience, Master's Degree in related science with 0+ years industry experienceBasic lab skills - pipetting, serial dilutions, molar calculations, buffer preparation, etc.Proficient with Microsoft OfficeHighly organized team player with excellent oral and written communication skillsSelf-motivated, detail oriented, and can manage multiple laboratory activitiesAdaptable to a fast-paced environment with frequently changing prioritiesThe desire to branch out and learn new skillsPreferred Qualifications:Knowledge of biopolymer (proteins, nucleic acids, lipids) scienceExperience with common molecular biology techniques such as qPCR, ddPCR, western blot is desiredFamiliarity in operation and maintenance of QuantStudio, Wyatt DynaPro, Bio-Rad QX200 is a plusExperience with separations and biophysical techniques including but not limited to liquid chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, agarose-based gels, silver staining, nanoparticle tracking analysis, dynamic light scattering, multi-angle light scattering, micro flow imaging is a bonusExperience with cell and potency assays, ELISAs, and flow cytometry is a bonusPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Cambridge, MAare encouraged to apply. Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options.Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options.Life and disability insurance401(k) with company matchPaid vacation and holidaysEurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins Product Service GmbH, Cambridge , Research Associate, Analytical Development, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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