Senior Scientist - Molecular Biology

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Employer
Aerotek
Location
Bothell, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 23, 2021
Ref
2239154417
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We are seeking a highly motivated experienced scientific leader with a multi-disciplinary background in the areas of molecular biology product development and microarray based assay development. This position will involve research and collaboration with scientists and engineers to develop new molecular biology products and services. He/she will also help to improve our client's proprietary semiconductor based high-throughput DNA synthesis technology.
Responsibilities:
• Develop new molecular biology products and applications with proprietary semiconductor based high-throughput DNA synthesis platform
• Work in a cross-functional team to propose, design, plan, operate, and perform experiments in research and development projects
• Develop strategies and collaborate with other departments to ensure effective achievement of scientific and development objectives in long-term and ongoing projects and programs.
• Contribute to the improvement of semiconductor based oligonucleotide synthesis platform
• Resolve technical problems through experiment design and execution
• Transfer developed technologies to the production team and provide support as needed for process improvement, scale-up or troubleshooting
• Perform statistical data analysis and present the results
• Mentor and train junior team members
Skills & Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related biomedical field with a minimum of 6 year experience in the pharmaceutical company, biotech or related industries
• Track record of success in product or assay development
• Strong background in molecular biology techniques including, nucleic acid analysis and manipulation, primer/probe design, enzymatic reactions, PCR, qPCR, DNA/RNA purification, next-generation sequencing, etc.
• Knowledgeable in molecular biology, biochemistry, enzymology, DNA, RNA and protein synthesis mechanisms
• Experience with automation platforms is a plus
• Demonstrated initiative and pursuit of successful collaborative research projects with interdisciplinary team
• Demonstration of goal-oriented, hands-on and innovative approach to problem solving.
• Excellent documentation practices. Able to prepare documents including data summaries, technical, analytical, and scientific reports, and transfer the procedures to manufacturing
• Self-motivated and passionate. Comfortable to work in a fast-paced work environment
About Aerotek:
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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