Research Associate

Sunnyvale, CA

Post Date: 02/26/2018 Job ID: RMA 5097 Position Categories: Administrative Pay Rate: Depending on experience

Abiotech manufacturing company in Sunnyvale, CA is looking for a Research Associate to be part of a team completing the design verification phase of a real-time PCR based CE-IVD product. The Research Associate will perform bench level work focusing on design input requirements for CE-IVD product development in an FDA-QSR and ISO9001 compliant organization.


  • Help to perform design verification studies for assays in development
  • Help in the development of diagnostic tests and performance of other studies as the need arises
  • Help develop and write verification and validation SOPs and technical reports.
  • Maintain detailed experimental records.
  • Present data at technical meetings.

BS in Molecular Biology or a related scientific discipline is required.

Minimum of 5 years hands-on laboratory experience in biotech/medical device industry, academic lab or public health lab.

Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, statistical software, and literature search technology required.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and proven interpersonal and team skills are required.

Produce clear, understandable documentation.

Experience in the design and development of highly multiplexed real-time PCR assays, with a proven track record of interfacing between development, production, and quality systems during the development of CE-IVD or FDA approved IVD products.

Self-driven and flexible contributor who can allocate time and resources efficiently, effectively prioritize, and continually seek ways to meet individual, team and corporate goals.

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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