Research Associate

Viral Clearance · Frederick, Maryland
Department Viral Clearance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

 


Job Requirements and Qualifications


• Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills 


• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe required


• Must present a professional appearance and positive attitude 


• Excellent team-player; Strong ability to effectively interact with multiple departments


• Highly-motivated self-starter, with the ability to work with minimal oversight


• Flexible with the ability to adapt to varying situations


• Experience with laboratory procedures and aseptic technique required


• Knowledge of proper use and care of laboratory equipment


• Possesses an understanding or a willingness to learn and adhere to current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP)


• Exposure to cell culture and qPCR preferred


• Minimum of Associates degree in Biology, Chemistry, or a related discipline, and/or 1+ years of equivalent experience in laboratory setting preferred


 


Job Responsibilities


• Provide routine care and maintenance of cell lines and host and indicator cell lines using techniques applicable to general cell culture


• Prepare cell culture media


• Execute scientific assays including qPCR and ELISA


• Perform virology techniques to include infectivity assays and virus production


• Execute client projects and required work with minimal supervision


• Participate in GLP studies as directed by Study Director


• Follow standard operating procedures and study protocols to maintain cells, conduct assays, interpret data, and record experimental observations in laboratory notebooks


• Maintain laboratory space


• Concierge the laboratories for clients which involves prepping equipment, stocking laboratory supplies and client specific materials 


• May be required to work some nights, weekends, holidays, etc., to complete projects


 


Company Overview:


Texcell North America is a contract research organization based in the Maryland/Virginia biotech corridor that specializes in large-scale cell culture and GLP-compliant viral clearance testing services that are performed in support of biopharma/biotech regulatory applications submitted to the FDA and other regulatory authorities. As a global organization, Texcell has conducted over 8,000 viral clearance evaluations world-wide.


 


Texcell-North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


 

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  • Location
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Department
    Viral Clearance
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level