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US-: Scientist II Cell Biology

Date: 06-Aug-2015
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Scientist II Cell Biology

Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes and equipment. Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. Suggest improvements in safety and productivity based on solid technical understanding of expected R&D outcomes. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

Performs duties independently with only general direction given on routine work. Receives detailed instruction on new assignments or in the design of experiments. Ability to appreciate importance of working projects toward Companyís objectives. Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of multiple identifiable factors. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position.


Bachelorís or Masterís Degree with 5+/2+ yearsí experience (respectively); industry experience preferred. Strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or other closely related discipline. Knowledge of ADME/Tox principles (nice to have).


Strong mammalian cell culture and cell-based assay experience a must. Strong animal work experience; liver perfusion and resections preferred but not required. Willingness to learn new surgical techniques and survival surgeries in small animals. Experience in basic molecular biology required, such as PCR, Western blot, and ELISA. Demonstrated competence in experimental design and data analysis. Demonstrated ability to formulate and solve problems. Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently. Ability to work flexible 40hr schedule. Nights and weekends as required on momentís notice following human tissue arrival. Good organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple and changing projects and priorities. Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret, summarize, and present scientific results in a clear, concise, accurate manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.

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