BioBridge Global Research Scientist in San Antonio, Texas

QualTex Laboratories at , a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is one of the largest independent non-profit testing laboratories in the United States for blood and plasma products. QualTex Laboratories is dedicated to supporting global public safety with the timely delivery of high-quality testing services for patients, donors and regulated biological products.

DEPARTMENT: Research and Development Laboratory

JOB TITLE: Research Scientist

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible to develop new assays and/or technologies as assigned by the department. Maintain knowledge of all current theories and principles required to effectively perform duties. Document experiment results and prepare publications as needed. Train others on newly developed assays. Maintain excellent communication with Department and other Laboratory Services personnel.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or equivalent

Experience: Three years of biological research experience required

Six years of biological research preferred

Computer experience preferred

Certification: Certified Laboratory Scientist preferred


Essential Functions:

  1. Commit to and abide by the character of BioBridge Global’s core values of Respect, Integrity and Excellence (RIE).

  2. Competently perform all assigned departmental duties. May perform Pre-Analytical tasks [receipt, qualification, and preparation of samples for testing] and highly complex testing on patients, donors, and/or biologic products.

  3. Use independent judgment and/or knowledge to resolve highly complex problems.

  4. Develop new technologies or assays and participate in research activities.

  5. Evaluate experiment results in an accurate and timely manner, and recognize and report unusual test results.

  6. Maintain strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  7. Prepare and maintain reports/records, and perform computer data entry.

  8. Maintain departmental supplies within established inventory levels.

  9. Commit to and embrace the mission, vision, and core values of QualTex Laboratories:

a. Positive work attitude

b. Respect for co-workers and management staff

c. Excellent customer service [for both internal and external customers]

d. Adherence to all safety, regulatory, and quality requirements

e. Continuous improvement

  1. Participate in continuing education and attend meetings as required.

  2. Assist with training and/or mentoring of new employees and/or volunteers.

  3. Participate in team oriented work projects for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, validations, process improvements, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  4. May perform other tasks as assigned.

Nonessential Functions:

  1. Assist in other laboratory areas as directed.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Will require walking, bending, and prolonged sitting and/or standing during work hours. Required to carry up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs. Requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in a well lighted, air conditioned and heated laboratory. Laboratory consists of complex setting with robotic instrumentation. May be exposed to body fluids, blood borne pathogens, electrical, mechanical, laser, chemical, and infectious hazards. May have bodily exposure to refrigerator/freezer temperatures, especially hands and face. Laboratory consists of complex setting with robotic instrumentation. Will work extended hours during peak periods. May be required to work any time of the day, evening or night during the week or weekend to include being on-call.

All Full Time Positions Qualify for an Affordable and Competitive Benefits Package to include:

• Competitive salary

• 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance

• Variable Compensation Plan

• 100% Employer Paid Long-term Disability Plan

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• 100% Employer Paid AD&D

• Extended Illness Benefits (EIB)

• 100% Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program

• Shift Differentials

• Group Health Medical Plan w/prescription coverage

• Paid Holidays

• Variety of Voluntary Supplemental Insurances

• Leaves of Absence

• Voluntary Dental Coverage

• Educational Assistance Program

• Voluntary Vision

• Professional Development Plan (PDP)

• Flexible Benefit Cafeteria Plan

• Credit Union

• Tax Deferred Retirement Plan

• 100% Employer Paid Pension Plan

QualTex Laboratories, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic data, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristics. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here at . QualTex Laboratories maintains a Tobacco & Drug-Free Workplace.