Scientist (Molecular Biology)

Employer
Spectraforce Technologies Inc
Location
Belmont, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Ref
2109004978
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title: Scientist (Molecular Biology)
Location: Santa Monica, CA 94404

duration: 12 + Months


Job Requirements:

Description:
The candidate will be assisting in the deep analytical characterization of cell therapy products. You will also be assisting in planning and executing laboratory studies, analyze experimental data, and carefully document resultant information. You will participate in laboratory activities to support analytical and process development as well as the characterization of client's T cell products.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Support process analytical testing and execute cell-based assays to advance process and product understanding of cell therapy products Assist in data verification to ensure data integrity
• Perform data analysis, data reporting, and further statistical analysis with advanced analysis software
• Maintain, calibrate and operate analytical equipment
• Assist in developing standard operating procedures and analytical test methods
• Write, review and edit accurate technical documents
• Provide user training on instruments, sample analysis, and cross-train analysts on analytical methods
• Coordinates activities for members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in biotechnology or related field required (or relevant experience) with 2+ years of experience in a similar role in a laboratory, preferably at least 1 year of lab experience within the industry
  • This position requires at least 1 year of experience with aseptic technique, cell culture, PCR, and ELISA
  • Experience with other techniques in molecular biology is a plus
  • Experience with other immunoassay technologies such as MSD or Luminex is a plus
  • Previous experience with cell therapy products is a plus
  • Ability to follow laboratory procedures with attention to detail and successfully execute experiments at the bench.
  • Ability to think critically and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of the initial job description
  • While most of the schedule will be during a standard work-week, occasional weekend work will be required
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent skill in Microsoft Word, Excel, and data analysis

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