Myriad Genetics, Inc. RBM Research Associate (Manufacturing) in Austin, Texas

Myriad RBM is looking for a self-motivated individual to fill a Research Associate-Manufacturing position in our Austin facility. In this position you will be responsible for planning, performing, and evaluating the process of manufacturing reagents and propose experiments within a project(s) to provide valid and needed information. We are seeking a multi-talented individual with experience in the life sciences industry.

Plan, perform, evaluate the process of manufacturing reagents.

  • Manufacture reagents required for the testing of samples, including but not limited to coupling of antibody to beads, biotinylation of antibody for detection, testing of minipool and simplex reagents, batching and qualification of new lots of batched reagents, and troubleshooting problematic reagents.

  • Conduct assigned experiments and assists in their designs. Follow directions and laboratory procedures as assigned by supervisor.

  • Analyze, interpret, and report results.

  • Help to complete projects on time and within budget.

  • Support transition of methods and reagents to customers.

  • Serve as expert in area of specialization in relations with other scientific personnel.

  • Maintain currency of scientific literature in area of expertise. Provide reviews of literature project proposals as assigned by supervisor.

  • Pursue a personal development program aimed at improving scientific skills and knowledge to increase effectiveness.

  • Work on assignments that are routine in nature.

  • Requires a BS or Associates degree with zero to five years of appropriate experience. If non-degreed, more than five years of laboratory experience of increasingly complex nature. Must be capable of valid experimental design and interpretation. Innovative and hypothetical testing skills must be established. Oral and written communication with statistical analytical skills of advanced quality is necessary. Working well in a team situation is necessary.

The incumbent is accountable for participating in formulating valid experimental approaches, actively working on their implementation, and in evaluating data obtained. Significant scientific information resulting from this activity can have the potential of tangible dollar sales.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.

Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

Requisition ID: 2018-7584

Location Details: Austin, TX

Street: 3300 Duval Road