Research Specialist - Cell Biology

Employer
PerkinElmer
Location
Providence County, Rhode Island, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
2327167538
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title Research Specialist - Cell Biology Location(s) Upper Providence
Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Job Responsibilities:

• Conduct in vitro experiments in biochemical and/or cell-based assay format to support R&D programs.
•Activities may include, but are not limited to: in vitro assay support, high-throughput screens, automation platform support, cell culture.

•Perform multiple experimental assays per week and maintain inventory of lab reagents and supplies.

• Individual may be required to perform lab/equipment user-level maintenance, troubleshooting, general laboratory prep work, inventory checks and scheduled equipment quality checks.
• Analyze, summarize and communicate data to both technical and non-technical colleagues and collaborators.

•Participate in group meetings to discuss data and operations.
Working Environment:

• Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
• Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
• Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
• Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
• Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

Basic Qualifications:

• BS in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry.

• 2 years' experience working in research lab settings (academic or industry).

• Hands-on experience with a variety of cell biology and/or biochemistry lab techniques.

• Experience in Excel and Spotfire is a plus.
• Hands-on experience with automation/ high-throughput platforms and workflows.
PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.
    Job Info Type: Full timeLocation: Upper Providence