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Research Associate, Senior-Immunology 2022-1717

Research Associate, Senior

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Scientific Research
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Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI) is seeking an experienced Senior Research Associate in Immunology/large molecule quantitative analysis. The position will support immunology and large molecule assay development, assay validation and application of quantitative analysis within the fields of pharmacology, toxicology and drug development within the Scientific Core Laboratories. 
The Senior Research Associate will be responsible for a wide range of different assay support including immunology, antibody, large molecule and cell-based assays in quantitative analysis for drug development. The Senior Research Associate will be responsible for a range of different aspects of this work including laboratory work, laboratory support, scientific guidance and assay troubleshooting. Additionally, the well-qualified candidate will be developed to interact with internal and external clients. 


The positions requires a Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or similar discipline, as well as at least five (5) years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and training from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Must have experience in immunology and large molecule assay development, validation and sample analysis as well as the ability to summarize data and write reports. Must have knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Guidelines (FDA, OECD, EPA). Preference will be giving to individuals who have experience in a regulated setting (FDA, GCP, CLIA, etc.), with SOP writing / reviewing and / or individuals with established experience in managing / training / development of staff members.  
The successful candidate should also have knowledge of flow cytometry and it is desired that they have the ability to design and conduct flow cytometry studies, including being a technical expert for institutional and client needs.
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.
This position may involve work inside the ABSL3 facility which may require vaccinations/immunizations. Candidates must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and wear a respirator. A Post-offer physical and background check are required.
Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.
Relocation may be offered for this positon.

Preferred/Additional Qualifications

Ph.D. preferred.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

As Lovelace is a Federal Contractor, all applicants offered positions with the Institute are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment.


Salary is commensurate with experience.
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