Research Associate II

KBI Biopharma, Inc.

Durham, NC

Position Summary:

Responsible for executing experimental protocols and performing elementary data analysis in biopharmaceutical development laboratories.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Regularly exercises technical discretion in the execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project goals.

  • Makes detailed observations and carries out elementary data analysis.

  • Understands experiments and conducts troubleshooting analysis.

  • Maintains and updates knowledge of instrumentation.

  • Notebook upkeep and writing skills.

  • Maintains familiarity with current scientific literature; maintains professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature.

  • Assures proper labeling, handling, and storage of all chemicals used in the area; assures proper labeling and disposition of hazardous waste in satellite areas; adheres to all safety requirements and follows safe procedures, and attends all required safety and health training, including handling hazardous waste.

  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

  • Experience with HPLC, ELISA, and/or capillary electrophoresis a plus

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related area (or equivalent training) with 2+ years' experience OR MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related area (or equivalent training) with 0+ years’ experience.

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000

Salary range provided per current averages and expectations. The salary and job title for this opening will be based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience and may be outside this range. KBI has a robust total rewards strategy which includes an annual bonus structure for all employees, medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid PTO and holidays, Sabbatical program, 401K matching with 100% vesting in 60 days and employee recognition programs.

KBI Biopharma, Inc. (KBI) is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. Any employee entering a KBI site located in the US must either (1) have provided proof of full vaccination (as defined by the CDC) with a COVID-19 vaccination which has been granted FDA approval or Emergency Use Authorization; or (2) perform weekly COVID-19 testing with negative test results.

KBI Biopharma, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer and actively seeks to diversify its work force. Therefore, all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for KBI Biopharma, Inc. to hire me. If I am hired, I understand that either KBI Biopharma, Inc. or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of KBI Biopharma, Inc. has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

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