Job Opening – Research Associate I – Regulated Products

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Research Associate I Posted: 08/19/19



Full-Time Regulated Products

Position Summary:

  • This is a full time non-exempt position. This position is part of a team working on a variety of laboratory procedures involving real-time PCR using established methods and techniques under general guidance. This person works closely with research associates in the research lab. Performs general lab duties, designs and conducts experiments, collects and analyzes data and keeps an accurate record of all work done in accordance with the quality system. Requires some problem solving skills. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Reports to a Research Associate 2-3 or a Scientist.

Training and Education:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Must demonstrate skill in basic molecular biology / microbiology laboratory practices (pipetting, materials handling, contamination control).


  • 1 to 2 years of experience in the field or in a related field.
  • Must be able to safely lift and maneuver 40 lbs.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salaries
  • 401k
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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