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AVM Biotechnology Job Description:

Date Posted: August 31, 2018

Position Title: Research Associate I

Desired Start Date: September 17th, 2018

Contract to Hire Term: 6-12 months

To apply, MUST email your resume and cover letter to

AVM is seeking a candidate who can expect to be a part of an exciting start-up environment with opportunities to grow with the company.  The ideal candidate would have 2+ years of experience in flow cytometry, mouse handling, dosing, and IHC. A successful candidate will enjoy working independently in a fast-paced environment and exhibit excellent interpersonal skills. The research associate will also work alongside a team for specific projects, daily R&D needs, reagent preparation and animal care. We are located near Lake Union between SLU and Fremont.

AVM Employment Highlights

  • An exciting start-up environment that gives exposure to various stages of drug development
  • Growth within a small company
  • Travel to scientific conferences representing the company

Job duties will include:

  • Perform flow cytometry assays on a routine basis
  • Animal handling, drug administration (PO, IP, IV), retro-orbital bleeds, heart puncture, necropsies
  • Occasional ELISA experiments as needed
  • Ordering laboratory reagents, supplies, equipment
  • Perform Immunohistochemical assays- IHC, IF
  • Reagent preparation and regular lab maintenance
  • Writing and maintaining SOPs as required

Preferred qualifications will include:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working independently with multi-color flow cytometry
  • Experience in in-vitro assay development
  • Experience working in a sterile environment, mammalian cell culture experience
  • Basic data analysis and statistics knowledge

Required qualifications will include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in biology or related science
  • A minimum of 1-5 years of work experience preferred