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US-MD-Gaithersburg: Scientist II in Biotech

Date: 10-Dec-2015
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Scientist II in Biotech


Bench Research/Hands-on laboratory work:

Experiment project planning and associated product documentation Conduct experiments, analyze and critically review resulting data Suggest direction for future work Procure reagents and equipment Understand and follow laboratory safety precautions and ensure compliance with company safety policies May work with Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) materials such as viruses, bacteria and/or human clinical matrices (e.g. serum and plasma) Participate in general lab maintenance

Computer/desk work:

Prepare product documentation including summary reports Troubleshoot and optimize experiments; communicate issues and solutions to managers and senior staff Write SOPs and assemble batch records Present results to colleagues and senior staff Research new methods and train laboratory personnel

Cross-functional Collaboration:

Coordinate with other groups within the company and/or with customers May manage and coordinate the activities of Research Associates and Level I Scientists

Specific duties may vary depending upon departmental requirements Requirements


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Engineering or related field Minimum of four years experience in a research or clinical environment M.S. may be considered with a minimum five years of relevant experience and proven hands-on technical abilities Demonstrated ability to work independently, design experiments, analyze resulting data and write reports Experience with protein chemistry, immunology, immunoassays and antibody-based assays Training and experience with BSL-2 techniques is desired Industry experience with product development, including experience with quality systems, is desired Management experience highly preferred A demonstrated level of consistency in performance and aptitude for managing additional responsibility and accountability are required for next level consideration

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