Scientist II, Cell Biology

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Eugene, Oregon, US
Jul 04, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Biology, Forensics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Title: Scientist II, Cell Biology
Requisition ID: 166446BR
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work. Surrounded by collaborative colleagues, you'll have the support and opportunities that only a global leader can give you. Our respected, growing organization has an exceptional strategy for the near term and beyond. Take your place on our strong team and help us make significant contributions to the world.
Location/Division Specific Information
Eugene, Oregon/Biosciences Division
How will you make an impact?
Do you have a passion for innovative ideas and groundbreaking discoveries? With over $1 billion invested annually in R&D, at Thermo Fisher Scientific you'll help solve some of the world's toughest challenges, from giving cancer patients hope, ensuring safe drinking water and helping law enforcement solve cases through forensics. We empower our teams to put science into meaningful action and give our R&D colleagues the autonomy, resources and tools they need to take science a step beyond.
As part of the biology R & D team you will be at the forefront of protein and cell analysis, developing, fabricating and testing fluorescent reagents for single cell analysis using high-dimensional flow cytometry and microscopy. The scientist in this role will work independently and as part of a team of scientist to develop products aimed at single cell immunophenotyping via spectral flow cytometry.
What will you do?
- Validate and support the commercialization of new reagents for high-dimensional flow cytometry.
- Conduct functional testing of research- and commercial-use bioconjugates.
- Closely follow standard operating procedures while adhering to all safety requirements.
- Design and execute experimental plans, troubleshooting, data analysis, and reporting of results.
- Directly interact with senior R&D leadership, product management, and project management to develop and execute project plans that support product development initiatives.
- Manage multiple experiments concurrently to meet product release timelines.
- Provide a significant level of independence and strong teamwork.
- Maintain?in-depth?knowledge of relevant?fields?and?techniques.
How will you get here?
- MS in immunology, biology, biochemistry or related field.
- BS with 3 years' relevant experience.
- Minimum 3 years experience in immunology, biology, molecular biology or equivalent.
- Minimum 2 years experience staining, acquiring and analyzing cells in flow cytometry.
- Experience in industrial setting preferred.
- Experience in fluorescence microscopy preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Experience in industrial setting preferred.
- Hands-on experience with multi-color extracellular staining and flow cytometry.
- Understanding of cytometry data analysis techniques (e.g. population gating, compensation, etc.).
- Proficiency with flow cytometry analysis software (e.g. FlowJo).
- Experience preparing and culturing human and mouse primary immune cells preferred.
- Ability to process tissue and isolate cells, particularly human PBMCs and mouse splenocytes.
- Experience following standard operating procedures with a focus on reproducibility.
- Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work alongside colleagues from different backgrounds.
- The ability to identify potential problems and provide relevant solutions.
- Ability to succeed with a moderate level of supervision and guidance.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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