Research Associate I - Innovation (Automation)

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/9/2021 7:52 PM)
Requisition ID
R & D
Company (Portal Searching)
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific


FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.


We are hiring a Research Associate I - Innovation.  The Research Associate will conduct research under the direction of a senior scientist supervisor with the goal of supporting automation capabilities and innovation to the Research and Development Department. The primary aim of this position is to carry out and implement a variety of high throughput screens and assays



External US


  • Support the development and optimization of methods using liquid handling robotics and other equipment
  • Streamline workflows in a cross-functional Research and Development group
  • Perform assorted biological/biochemical assays such as cell counting and antibody quantitation
  • Support the design and execution of experiments and protocols to generate data to meet deadlines
  • Prepare formal reports and presentations for group meetings
  • Actively participate in group/project meetings
  • Ability to be a team player and collaborate with colleagues is critical
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to develop new capabilities and products
  • Good Documentation Practices & Good Laboratory Practices

Experience/ Education:


  • B.S. in Bioengineering, Biological Science, or equivalent; M.S degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant working experience
  • Proficiency with operating and programming liquid handling robotics platforms is required
  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique is required 
  • General knowledge of statistics
  • General life science lab safety knowledge
  • Ability to use professional concepts, company's policies, and procedures to perform a wide range of assigned work and solve complex problems

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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