Scientific Associate, Drug Substance, Expression Technology

Scientific Associate, Drug Substance, Expression Technology
+ Requisition ID:WD61271
+ Position:Full time
+ Open date:May 23, 2016 7:53 PM
+ Functional area:Science and Technology
+ Location:Maryland
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+ + Required degrees:Bachelors
+ Experience required:2 years
+ Relocation:Not Indicated
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Basic qualifications:? Bachelor's degree in virology, molecular biology, cell biology or other vaccinology related discipline.
? At least 2 years of experience in research and development, preferably including vaccines research in an industrial, academic or government laboratory setting
? Experience in sterile techniques used for cell culture work
? Basic experience with common bioanalytical assay execution (ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, PCR assays).
Preferred qualifications:? Good communication skills, positive attitude, ability to effectively collaborate with co-workers.
? Experience with FACS analysis and sorting.
? Knowledge of basic molecular biology methods, nucleic acid isolation and characterization.
? History of working in GLP or GMP laboratories.
? Fluency in English
Details:We are seeking several motivated Vaccine Scientists for our new U.S. R&D Center in Rockville, Maryland. You will have the opportunity to be on the ground floor of a new organization and site, and you will be part of a new culture of some of the best scientific minds in vaccine research.
Job Purpose
? Laboratory operator/analysts working within a team of virologists, cell and molecular biologists to establish antigen expression systems for pre-clinical development of vaccine candidates.
Key Responsibilities
? Executes and documents experiments/technical studies/tasks with minimum supervision, maintaining good scientific practices
? Participates in the experiment planning by applying critical thinking, experience and scientific knowledge to the data analysis
? Interprets results and communicates to his/her supervisor
? Operates designated laboratory equipment and trains other users as necessary
? Participates in project meetings, prepares detailed oral or written summaries of results
? Co-authors technical sections of internal and external reports
? Maintains training requirements and applies laboratory procedures and SOPs applicable to vaccine development.
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