Biology Intern

Employer
WuXi AppTec
Location
La Jolla, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 26, 2021
Ref
2231102388
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Salary
HD Biosciences Inc., a WuXi AppTec company, located in San Diego, is looking for a highly motivated biology intern to join our assay development team to support cell based assay and biochemical assay projects.

Essential Job Functions:

Support in vitro scientist with cell culture, cell based assay and biochemical assay projects.
  • Support lab maintenance with buffer and medium preparation
  • Support GIPR Project with compound dispensing, cell preparation and assay plate reading
  • Support CGAS project with reagent preparation, biochemical assay development and routine compound screening etc.
  • Support lab inventory checking and autoclaving on the weekly basis.


Job Requirements:
  • Follow SOPs and perform projects for cell based assay and biochemical assay.
  • Deep understanding of cell biology and experience in mammalian cell culture.
  • Scientific creativity, critical thinking and fast learning capabilities.
  • Effectively communicate with internal team colleagues and external clients to promote world-class services.

Experience / Education
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of scientific procedures with technical proficiency in molecular and cell biology
  • Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)


Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards / Chemicals (List specific Chemicals)
  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to Lift 10 lbs routinely
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Ability to push/pull 10 lbs routinely/ often / occasionally
  • Clarity of Vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Inside/outside working conditions

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