Bench Scientist Investigator
Experience Level :
Start Date / End Date :
02/18/2013 / 08/17/2014
Job Purpose and Key Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for
Perform skin permeation assays with focus on skin preparation and sample processing for bioanalysis, analyzing and compiling data for monthly reports.
Assist in study set up, animal dosing and collection of blood and or excreta from in vivo studies
Maintain excellent laboratory notebook records on the experiments performed.
Keeping up with current scientific literature in the field
Assist in the day to day activities in the laboratory, including equipment maintenance, laboratory organization, maintaining accurate inventory of human skin supply.
Handling of biohazardous materials.
Blood borne pathogen training requiremented.
BS or MS in Animal or Veterinary Sciences, Biology or equivalent, with 3-5 years of experience.
Experience in handling small animals
In vivo dosing (IV, PO, SC and dermal) and blood sample collection
Basic understanding of topical drug delivery is beneficial
Laboratory performance is evaluated by
o Quality of work as evidenced by rigor of experimental designs and execution
o Compliance to Data Integrity guidelines and SOPs
o Compliance to EH&S safety guidelines and SOPs
o Compliance to relevant Stiefel R&D SOPs
Customer satisfaction measured by feedback from laboratory personnel
Must be able to work in a team-orientated, matrix environment
Must be able personal flexibility to adapt to changes in project priorities
Support a variety of functions
Excellent social skills and the ability to work daily in a bench-level laboratory setting
Excellent written communication skills to provide comprehensive progress reports.
Understanding of pharmaceutical product development
Proficiency in common scientific software
o Display a high level of attention to detail
Enable and Drive Change:
o Demonstrate a positive can-do attitude
o Demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to work in a team oriented environment
o Understand the needs of our customers
o Demonstrate the ability to actively manage multi-tasking and pressing timelines
o Demonstrates proven flexibility in times of high workload
o Demonstrate the ability to adapt to changes including priorities and timelines
o Communicate with clarity and structure at all levels in both verbal and written form
o Encourage others with energy and enthusiasm
Engaging Others and Building Relationships:
o Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix and as part of a team
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