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Research Associate - Process Development


Redwood City, United States

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Curtis Bull

Research Associate - Bioprocess Analytics


Talent is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within our clients Bioprocess Development team focused on supporting analytical and process development activities. The research associate will be part of a dynamic team responsible for bioprocess development, scale up and tech transfer of enzyme product manufacturing.



The Research Assistant/Associate will be responsible for:

  • Providing analytical support for upstream and downstream process activities on performance enzyme products, which includes but not limited to metabolite analysis, enzyme activity, SDS-PAGE, SE-HPLC and others as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and adapt analytical methods to quantify yield, activity, and purity at various stages of the manufacturing process.
  • Authoring SOPs of analytical methods which are used for process characterization
  • Archiving process samples and maintaining analytical instruments
  • Presenting results in the project meeting.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Biological Science, or related discipline, with 2+ years industry (preferred) experience analyzing enzymes
  • Experience with assay development, particularly with the use of liquid handling systems in a high-throughput format.
  • Experience applying aseptic laboratory techniques.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain flexible with changing needs.
  • Must be motivated and able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, ability to keep organized records and documentation, and to write reports and SOPs.

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