Sr. Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology # 769
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation - Rockville, MD

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Senior Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology

The individual should possess technical knowledge and demonstrate analytical abilities, competence in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for operations systems, proficiency in experimental design and excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
' Critically analyze data and interpret results of experiments.

' Provide day to day technical support to the operations team.

' May build and maintain technical databases, archives and department procedures.

' Demonstrate good technical support for specialized assays and problem solve in areas of expertise.

' Coordinate activities associated with the lab. Work to relevant regulatory practices i.e. GMP / GLP.

' Ensure events and CAPAS are processed in the correct timeframe to maintain OTD.

' Actively participates in internal and external lab inspections as required.

' Demonstrate consistently good communication and interpersonal skills with employees, management and clients.

' Use and maintain scientific equipment and instrumentation, computer systems; ensure that they are fit for purpose and kept in a validated state.

' Lead by example as an active participant in the lab; provide hands-on support and supervise lab work when required.

' Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses.

' Manage the development, design, justification and implementation of process improvement opportunities.

' Keep manager informed of study status, technical and other issues which impact the lab.

' May perform other related duties as required and / or assigned.

Education/ Experience

Qualified candidate should have Master's degree with 5 plus year of experience or a Ph.D degree with 2 plus years of experience in scientific discipline such as Molecular Biology (preferred), Biology or Cell Biology in industry (preferred) or an academic laboratory, or equivalent.

About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company whose biochemical, organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrich customers include more than 1.3 million scientists and technologists in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and industry. The Company operates in 35 countries and has nearly 9,000 employees whose objective is to provide excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to accelerating customer success through innovation and leadership in Life Science and High Technology. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its website at

Sigma-Aldrich offers a highly motivational and rewarding working environment with attractive salary, benefits, retirement, relocation and incentive packages including tuition reimbursement. Sigma-Aldrich fosters the growth of employees in a culture of respect and dignity with ample opportunity for career advancement.

Sigma-Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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