Auto req ID 10794BR
Position Title Scientist III, Molecular Biology - IVD
Scientist III Molecular Diagnostics
This scientist will be a part of a research and development team in the molecular diagnostics assays group and should be able to perform duties independently with only general direction given. The scientist will develop robust assays and reagent formats based on real-time PCR technology
Responsibilities will include Assist in the planning and design of well-controlled experiments. Provide expertise in assay optimization, reagent formulations and methods development. Perform guard band studies, stability studies, and statistical analysis of data. Work on verification and analytical validation studies. Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality, accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of data. Suggest options for additional experiments.
Work in a GLP compliant manner meeting QSR guidelines required for development of a diagnostic application.
Ensure availability of materials and equipment to carry out experiments. On occasion drive the evaluation and procurement of new equipment and materials.
Write clear assay development protocols/reports and maintain good documentation. Make detailed observations, independently analyze data, and interpret results. Maintain accurate lab notebook & training file in accordance with Division standard.
Collaborate on technical papers for external publications.
Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes and equipment.
Read literature directly associated with assigned project and related areas. Maintain some familiarity with current scientific literature and competitive products.
Participate on project and troubleshooting teams. On occasion, lead such projects with suitable oversight.
Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. Report non-compliance and may serve as team lead. Suggest improvements in safety and productivity based on solid technical understanding of expected R&D and Program outcomes.
Understand and support New Product Introduction by impacting business opportunities through successful completion of tasks and projects and through suggestions for improvement in products and processes.
Skills and experience
At least 2-3 years industry experience working with real–time PCR based methods in a regulated environment including Design Control process and GLP.
Experience with multiple statistical tools/packages for DOE studies and data correlations.
Good written and oral communication skills, as well as ability to prepare and communicate technical information to a wide range of audiences.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Good understanding of molecular biology
Project management experience is a plus.
BS + 4-5 yrs experience, MS + 2-3 yrs experience, or PhD + 1 yr experience.
Life Technologies - 11 months ago
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