Research Technician

Employer: TechLab, Inc.
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Biotech/Chemical/Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing/Operations, Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 8/4/2022
Closing Date: 9/5/2022
TechLab, Inc.TechLab, Inc.
TECHLAB®, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes rapid non-invasive intestinal diagnostics in the areas of intestinal inflammation, antibiotic associated diarrhea and parasitology.
Job Description Research Technician
TechLab, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes medical diagnostic tests. Our company places emphasis on science and collaboration with Universities. We are hiring a Research Technician for our Scientific Affairs teams. The Research Technician will aid the team with experiments and research.  The Research Technician can be expected to perform protein purification using chromatography, write Standard Operating Procedures and Master Batch Records, and assist with assay development and optimization.
An employee in this position can expect to perform the following duties:
  • Assist with assay and method development and optimization, including ÄKTA chromatography system, ELISA, nucleic acid amplification, QUIK CHEK, and lateral flow immunoassays
  • Recombinant protein expression
  • Monoclonal, polyclonal, and native protein purification
  • Perform general biological experiments and laboratory procedures
  • Write and follow Standard Operating Procedures and Master Batch Records
  • Produce large scale reagent preparations for use by Production under GMP conditions
  • Manage time effectively and efficiently
  • Review scientific literature, including abstracts, posters, and peer-reviewed publications
  • Work with pathogenic, biohazardous, and hazardous materials
  • Present research findings at company meetings and seminars
  • Perform diagnostic testing with clinical specimens
  • Follow all safety and general lab procedures
  • Analyze data using Excel and JMP statistical software
  • Travel occasionally to attend training and meetings
TechLab offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. This position requires candidates to possess a Bachelor’s degree in life sciences and at least one year of laboratory experience. Interested candidates should send a resume to, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060. EOE.
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