Analyst

Bioagilytix Brighton , MA 02135

Posted 2 months ago

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare worksheets with minimal supervision

  • Prepare plate maps

  • Serve as lead analyst on sample analysis projects

  • Troubleshoot assays

  • Compile/process data (make power export)

  • Prepare summary tables

  • Peer review raw data

  • Order reagents

  • Participate in assay development and validation

  • Run assays independently

  • Adhere to provided method/directive

  • Prepare buffers

  • Use LIMS system

  • Participate in sample analysis

  • Pipetting

  • Adhere to safety requirements

  • Keep accurate inventory of supplies for assays

  • Responsible for accurate record keeping with regard to sponsor's samples, data, and reports (documentation according to GxP guidelines)

  • Other duties as needed

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education/Experience: The education and experience requirements for an Analyst I, II and III are as follows:

  • Analyst I:

  • Associate degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field; or equivalent experience in a scientific environment with more than two (2) years' experience in a scientific laboratory environment; or

  • Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with one (1) year experience in a scientific laboratory environment

  • Analyst II:

  • Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with more than two (2) years' experience in a scientific laboratory environment; or

  • Master's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with more than one (1) year experience in a scientific laboratory environment

  • Analyst III:

  • Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with more than four (4) years' experience in a scientific laboratory environment; or

  • Master's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with more than two (2) years' experience in a scientific laboratory environment; or

  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with one (1) year experience in a scientific laboratory environment

Skills:

  • Ability to carry out routine tasks accurately, following strict methodology to carry out analysis, preparing samples and maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment.

  • Must work effectively within team to meet objectives under time constraints

  • Ability to take direction well and multi-task

  • Detail oriented and highly organized

  • Experience working in a GxP environment preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel and Word

Working Environment

  • Primarily laboratory environment

  • Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms

  • Rare exposure to skin and lung irritants, toxic materials, and hazardous waste

  • Personal protective equipment required, such as protective eyewear, garments, and gloves

  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an upright and/or stationary position for up to eight (8) hours per day

  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists to operate lab and office equipment

  • Frequent mobility needed

  • Frequent crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck

  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects, including laboratory equipment, laboratory supplies, and laptop computer, with a maximum lift of 20 pounds

  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

  • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups

  • Requires multiple periods of intense concentration

  • Perform a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence; ability to perform under stress; ability to multi-task

  • Regular and consistent attendance

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position

  • Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the "core" work hours as published in the BioAgilytix Employee Handbook

  • Occasional weekend, holiday, and evening work required

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