Research Scientist

Job Post Index 208026-Sy##
Location Redwood City, CA
Description: Description
  • Support early exploratory drug discovery research in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Test Mycoplasma by RT-PCR
  • Test DI water for Sterility, TOC, Endotoxin and Microbial contamination
  • Distribute bulk antibodies
  • Test cell lines and purified proteins for Endotoxin and Microbial contamination
  • Test Animal Drinking water for Microbial contamination
  • Update database for all freezers used to store research cell lines, antigens, antibodies and raw material
  • Prepare shipments for contracted outside testing of biological materials
  • Perform Sterility testing for lab automation
  • Cell Banking including expanding cell lines (which are low in QC inventory for all BDC researchers)
  • FACS analysis for transfected cell line banking
  • Perform daily routine lab testing using pipets and Liquid Nitrogen tanks.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Biological or Chemical Sciences
  • Experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry (3+ years with BS, 1+ with MS)
  • Excellent interpersonal and team member skills
  • Excellent communication skill; Fluency in written and oral English is required
  • 2 years of research lab experience required
  • Database management experience and familiarity with data collection methods
  • Ability to work efficiently in large relational database
  • Able to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to use laboratory equipment and software proficiently
  • Proficiency in computer applications including MS Office
  • Ability to learn fast and adapt to new environment and assignments
  • Ability to solve problems and give suggestions
  • Attention to details with no instructions on routine work

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