Advanced Research Associate

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Minneapolis, Minnesota - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Job Details
Job Location
Minneapolis MN - Minneapolis, MN
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Travel Percentage
Job Shift
Job Category
By joining Bio-Techne, you’ll join a company with a powerful and positive purpose of enabling cutting-edge research in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers to further treat and prevent disease worldwide.
Position Summary
We are seeking an Advanced Research Associate for Bio-Techne’s Protein Purification department in Minneapolis. Our group supports 5000 different protein products used in academic research, pharmaceutical research, and all facets of biological science including: neurodegenerative diseases, stem cell research, glycobiology, developmental biology, etc. This individual will collaborate with many different departments to support the manufacturing processes of our products and contribute to the ongoing development of our growing and evolving portfolio. This position provides a potential for growth and career advancements within the company.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain problem solving and troubleshooting experience in a collaborative lab environment. This position also provides continuous learning and development, flexible working hours, and the ability to learn and apply a variety of lab techniques every day.
Key Responsibilities
  • Purify proteins and enzymes for restock and modify existing protocols.
  • Perform chromatography and SDS-PAGE.
  • Revise protocols after making modifications for process methods.
  • Follow standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain lab equipment (concentrators, pH meter, columns, etc.).
  • Maintain lab order and cleanliness.
  • Filter and aliquot product for bulk storage.
  • Prepare common buffers and reagents.
  • Improve operation efficiency and contribute to reducing costs.
  • Work with supervisor and manager to facilitate scheduling of projects.
  • Maintain compliance with quality training and documentation.
  • Follow company policies and practices as outline in the Handbook and follow guidelines regarding safety as outline in the AWAIR, Chemical Hygiene and Exposure Control manuals in accordance to the job.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment where multitasking is required.
  • Must demonstrate strong technical skills.
  • Must be able to analyze data in order to make effective decisions.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with AKTA systems and Unicorn software or other FPLC system is a plus.
  • Corporate work experience in a lab setting, preferably in a problem-solving role.
  • Experience in protein purification either in a corporate or academic setting or as part of a school research project.
  • Working knowledge of SDS-PAGE, protein concentration determination (Bradford and/or A280), protein concentration (Amicon and/or tangential flow filtration), dialysis, protein expression ( E. coli , mammalian, insect cell) and protein structure and function.
Education And Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Or, Master’s degree in a related field and up to 2 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required
  • Must be able to work in a fast-faced environment where you will be required to prioritize your own work and the work of others to meet various project deadlines
  • Must be able to analyze data in order to make effective decisions
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills, especially across different groups
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must work well independently in an environment that requires strategic decision making
  • Must demonstrate extensive technical knowledge
  • Must be able to effectively train new employees
  • Must be able to effectively lead new projects, especially across different groups
  • Must keep apprised of current trends in area of expertise
Why Join Bio-Techne
  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family starting on day one!
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and an employee stock purchase plan.
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, volunteer paid time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging.
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Bio-Techne is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Minneapolis, Minnesota - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality purified proteins and reagent solutions - notably cytokines and growth factors, antibodies, immunoassays, biologically active small molecule compounds, tissue culture reagents, and cell and gene therapy workflow solutions including T-Cell activation technologies. Bio-Techne’s portfolio also includes protein analysis solutions, sold under the ProteinSimple brand name, that offer researchers efficient and streamlined options for automated Western blot and multiplexed ELISA workflow. These reagent and protein analysis solutions are sold to biomedical researchers, as well as clinical research laboratories, and constitute the Protein Sciences Segment. Bio-Techne also develops and manufactures diagnostic products including FDA-regulated controls, calibrators, blood gas and clinical chemistry controls, and other reagents for OEM and clinical customers. Bio-Techne’s genomic tools include advanced tissue-based in situ hybridization assays (ISH) for research and clinical use, sold under the ACD brand, as well as a portfolio of clinical molecular diagnostic oncology assays including the ExoDx®Prostate (IntelliScore) test (EPI) for prostate cancer diagnosis. These diagnostic and genomic products comprise Bio-Techne’s Diagnostics and Genomics Segment. Bio-Techne products are integral components of scientific investigations into biological processes and molecular diagnostics, revealing the nature, diagnosis, etiology and progression of specific diseases. They aid in drug discovery efforts and provide the means for accurate clinical tests and diagnoses. With thousands of products in its portfolio, Bio-Techne generated approximately $714 million in net sales in fiscal 2019 and has over 2,200 employees worldwide.
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