Research Associate II

Myriad Genetics & Laboratories Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Myriad RBM is looking to hire a Research Associate II or Higher, depending on Skills/Qualifications/Degree of Candidates; if you have skills higher than those of a Research Associate II, please don't hesitate to submit your Resume/application for this role.


  • Each employee's specific job responsibilities are uniquely defined by their individual training plan and assigned duties, but are generally defined as follows:

  • Conducting assigned experiments and assists in their designs. Following directions and laboratory procedures as assigned by supervisor or senior level research associate.

  • Performing Luminex, Quanterix, and ELISA assay development, optimization, validation, and execution.

  • Organizing Myriad RBM Multi-Analyte Profiling (MAP) assay validation documents according to regulatory guidelines and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Analyzing, interpreting, and reporting results. Making clear, concise, and logical recommendations for further action.

  • Helping to complete projects on time and within budget.

  • Supporting transition of methods and reagents to customers.

  • Complying with the laboratory's technical, administrative and safety policies and procedures.

  • Participating in the laboratory's quality assurance plan, adhering to quality control and preventive maintenance policies and appropriately documenting these activities.

  • Troubleshooting and identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results by initiating corrective action and using the defined electronic system to make the required management notification.

  • Performing proficiency testing in the same manner as routine samples.

  • Actively participating in successful and timely completion of training and competency assessment as outlined in the laboratory and departmental training programs.

  • Where competency has not been approved by supervision, will work under the direct supervision of an employee competent on the task.

  • Participating in continuing education according to accepted laboratory standards.

  • Participates in departmental and cross-functional teams to resolve problems or implement projects.

  • Can serve as a trainer on technical processes within the group.


  • Master's degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science, or,

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with 3 years of experience in a clinical Laboratory.

  • Due to the nature of the tests extensive documentation skills are required

  • Requires good attention to detail

  • Good communication skills are a must

  • Requires the ability to adapt to change efficiently

Physical & Lifting Requirements

  • Lifting Requirements - medium work or exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pound of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force consistently.

  • Physical Requirements - stationary positioning, moving, operating, ascending/descending, communicating, observing, reaching and repetitive motion.

  • Use of equipment and tools necessary to perform essential job functions.

  • Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions - exposure to fumes, dust, extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid, noise, vibration, mists or gases, mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards and radiant energy hazards. OSHA Category I - duties performed routinely requires exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue


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Research Associate II

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