Research Associate I - Innovation

R&D | Santa Ana | CA

Job Function:
We are hiring for a Research Associate I - Innovation. The Research Associate I will conduct research under the direction of a senior scientist supervisor with the goal of bringing new capabilities and innovation to the Research and Development Department. The primary aim of this position is to handle activities relating to cell biology research and innovative technologies.


Job Duties:

  • Perform cell culture experiments for development of cell biology research, product development, technical product support, and/or process improvements
  • Perform assorted biological/biochemical assays such as cell counting and protein quantification
  • Exercise judgment within generally defined procedures and SOPs and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Help design experiments and analyze data to meet deadlines
  • Prepare formal reports and presentations for group meetings
  • Actively participate in group/project meetings
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to develop new capabilities and products



  • BS in Life Science, Biological Science, or equivalent is required
  • Basic knowledge of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Protein assays including ELISA and Western blotting
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique is required
  • General life science lab safety knowledge
  • Ability to use professional concepts, in adherence to company policies and procedures, to perform a wide range of assigned work and solve complex problems
  • Ability to demonstrate potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and collaboration with others
  • Knowledge of commonly used experimental/research concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Proficient in written and oral communication skills, including planning and delivering presentations
  • General knowledge of computer systems and productivity software
  • General knowledge of GMP and GLP procedures
  • Ability to be a team player and collaboration with colleagues is critical


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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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