Research Associate FFPE : 19-01684

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/16/2019 Job Category: Technician - Laboratory, Manufacturing, Electronics, Electrical Job Number: 12082170
Akraya is looking for a Research Associate FFPE  for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Harsh at 408-512-2437. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: FFPE, Mass Cytometry, microtome tissue sectioning, immunology
Duration: 08 Months
Contract Type: W2 Only

Job Description:
The successful candidate will characterize antibodies for use on Client' s new Imaging Mass Cytometry platform.

You Will:
  • Perform validation studies on new metal-conjugated antibody products for use with our Client Imaging Mass cytometry (IMC) technology
  • Perform antigen retrieval and immunostaining on FFPE and frozen tissue sections
  • Prepare sectioning of FFPE tissue blocks with microtome
  • Image stained tissues using immunofluorescence and IMC laser ablation
  • Prepare reports for internal and external review
  • Interface with cross functional work teams such as Research & Development, Reagent Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance
  • Maintain records and laboratory environment to comply with regulatory requirements, good laboratory practices, and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain manufacturing instruments and other laboratory equipment as needed

You Have:
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of laboratory experience in the Biotech industry required
  • Previous work experience performing microtome tissue sectioning and immunostaining (IHC and IF) of FFPE and frozen tissue sections required
  • Prior experience with immunofluorescence and/or Mass Cytometry a plus
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and ultimately troubleshoot independently

    Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Harsh at 408-512-2437
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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