Volt Workforce Solutions R&D Research Associate in Eno Valley, North Carolina

R&D Research Associate in Eno Valley, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Eno Valley, NC

  • Job Type: Scientific/Biotech

  • Duration: 72 weeks

  • Date Posted: 11/6/2018

  • Job ID: 147435

  • Pay Rate $18.0 - $22.0/Hour

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 919/829-1660

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions offers full-service staffing and talent management consulting to help local, regional, national, and international companies. Through niche recruiting expertise and project management, VWS delivers solutions in IT, Technology, Engineering, Accounting, Administrative, Call Center, Human Resources, Technical and Creative Communication, and Manufacturing.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

We are actively seeking a Research Associate for our client in Durham, NC. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic company that is a global leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics.

The duration of the assignment is up to 12 months.

The Research Associate will participate in timely completion of development and support projects. The context of the job involves performing routine experiments under the supervision of more senior R&D staff in BSL 2 laboratories.

  • Organizes necessary materials for experimental activities.

  • Provides support in performing experimental activities and method development by executing routine and experiment specific tasks.

  • Responsible for data entry and collection.

  • Assures compliance of procedures to established protocols and quality standards.

  • Applies scientific principles and techniques to tasks and experiments.

  • Generates documentation detailing established protocols and procedures in accordance with standards.

  • Reviews documentation to ensure Good Documentation Practices (GDP) are followed.


  • Associates degree or higher in Biology or equivalent Life Sciences

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Practices good laboratory safety

  • Understanding of GLP/GMP

  • Knowledge/experience with GDP needed for documentation of test execution

  • Understanding of lab procedures and standard laboratory equipment

  • Ability to acquire and perform new laboratory techniques

  • Experience in Microbiology and Molecular Assays are preferred, but not required

  • Ability to record test results, organize raw data, and analyze data

  • Good communication skills in verbal and written English

  • Good computer skills (primarily using Microsoft Excel and Word)

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.