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Research Associate- Cell Biology and Immunology (Entry Level)

Rochester, MN 55901

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: R&D Job Number: 9751 Pay Range: $51,500 - $56,000/yr Department: Life Science Job Setting:

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Research Associate-Cell Biology and Immunology (Entry Level) 

Rochester, MN


  • This is an entry level position which requires execution of experiments under supervision, with an opportunity to grow as an independent scientist.
  • Maintain mammalian cell lines in culture and isolate primary cells from whole blood and other tissues. 
  • Perform transfection and infection of cell culture with different viral and non-viral vectors. 
  • Perform ELISA and cell-based assays.
  • Perform basic cloning, plasmid, RNA and gDNA isolation.
  • Collaborate with other team members to advance cross-functional scientific projects and standardize adoption of new scientific techniques. 
  • Following an onboarding period, the candidate will perform experimental research under supervision and in close collaboration with the rest of the scientific team.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Molecular/Cellular Biology, Virology, Biochemistry or related field.
  • Proof of laboratory experience. 
  • Must have experience with eukaryotic cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques. 
  • Ability to work and learn in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization.

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