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Senior Research Associate I

  • Location: Santa Monica
  • $ Salary: US$30.00 - US$35.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Yasmin Sweeney
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-479487

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Job Description

A leading Biotech company are actively seeking a motivated candidate to fil their Research Associate II opportunity. This is an initial 6-month contract, with opportunity to extend or convert to FTE. This is an on-site role based out of Santa Monica, CA with a salary range of $25-30/hour depending on experience.


  • BSc degree with 2 plus years industry experience in cell therapy areas.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of developing cell-based assay, and technical knowledge of instrument & software, and method controls.
  • Proficient in operating equipment such as VersaMax and SpectraMax.
  • Understand deep characterization knowledge in patient materials, product knowledge, and process characterization.
  • Excellent skill in Microsoft word, Excel, MS Teams, and SoftMax Pro analysis software.


  • Proficiently execute cell-based assays on a regular basis or as needed, in support of process development and product characterization.
  • Perform data analysis, data reporting, and further statistical analysis with advanced analysis software.
  • Assist in data verification to ensure data integrity.
  • Maintain and operate plate readers including VersaMax and SpectraMax.
  • Perform reagent lot and assay control qualifications.