Research Associate II – Bioproduction

R&D | Santa Ana, CA

Job Function:

We are hiring for a Research Associate II for our Bioproduction group. The Research Associate II conducts research under the direction of a supervisor leading to the development of new products and improvement of existing products and services. In addition, this position performs activities relating to cell biology research, product development, technical product support, and process improvements.

Job Duties:

  • Perform cell culture experiments related to the development of cell biology research, product development, technical product support and/or process improvements
  • Works on problems of moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors
  • Exercises judgment within general defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Perform various chemical/biological assays
  • Perform data analysis and experimental design
  • Prepare formal reports and presentations
  • Actively participate in group/project meetings
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications
  • Document Information


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological or Chemical Science or equivalent; Master's Degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Ability to use professional concepts, company's policies, and procedures to performe a wide range of assigned work and solve complex problems
  • Ability to demonstrate potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought
  • Advanced knowledge of Cell Culture, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Microbiology
  • Advanced knowledge of basic laboratory equipment (scales, pH meters, etc.)
  • Knowledge of commonly used experimental/research concepts, practices, and procedures
  • General knowledge of computer systems and productivity software
  • General knowledge of project management
  • General knowledge of GMP and GLP procedures



Principals only. No recruiters please.

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