Research Scientist - Molecular Biology

Employer
Aerotek
Location
Bothell, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 09, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Ref
2239154247
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We are seeking an outstanding, innovative, and creative Research Associate to join our R&D team to develop world-class products. This Research Associate will play multiple roles within the R&D group and will work within a small team responsible for development of cutting-edge molecular biology products and technologies with an emphasis on synthetic oligonucleotide applications.
Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and commercialize molecular biology products and/or kits
• Write and review technical documents associated with assay development including SOPs, validation plans, presentations, and publications.
• Provide timely technical support to customers, create customer-facing data and technical presentations.
• Support day-to-day operations, service, and troubleshooting for lab equipment.
• Perform statistical data analysis and present the results
• Problem-solving and troubleshooting for production team
Skills & Qualifications:
• MSc in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related biomedical field. BSc with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience on molecular biology
• Strong molecular biology laboratory skills are required. Experience in multiplex PCR, dPCR/qPCR, primer/probe/vector design, enzymatic reaction, molecular cloning is highly valued
• Experience in various qualification, quantification, and nucleic acid purification methods, e.g., PAGE, CE, HPLC, UPLC, NGS, etc, is preferred
• Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic, fast-paced, and cross-functional matrix environment
• Good 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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