Molecular Biology Scientist II

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Austin County, Texas, US
Jul 27, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.
Location/Division Specific Information:
- Austin, TX
- Genetic Sciences Division
How will you make an impact?
The Genetic Testing Solutions group is a team of passionate individuals who are deeply committed to making the world healthier through development of molecular assays. This role will be part of team developing products for both research and clinical applications on Thermo Fisher Scientific sample-to-answer platforms.
This is an opportunity for a highly motivated IVD scientist to work in a fast-paced environment and develop diagnostics at the cutting edge of technology and medicine. The successful candidate will incorporate IVD and molecular biology experience to develop robust and innovative diagnostics that make an impact on world health. This position will be an integral part of advancing genetic analysis in the clinical market.
What will you do?
- This is a hands-on bench scientist position developing robust molecular diagnostics
- Ensures projects meet timelines; identifies and removes roadblocks to team success
- Collaborates across functions, eg. software, product mgmt., QARA etc.
- Ensures products are adequately developed to enable smooth Analytical Validation
- Actively participates as a member of cross-functional teams
- Performs high quality science and data-driven decision making, documents work to meet FDA and other regulatory standards
- Drives continuous process improvement
How will you get there?
- MSc or higher in Molecular Biology / Genetics / Biochemistry / Bioengineering and minimum 1 year experience in biotech
- Demonstrated teamwork under tight timelines. Is extremely organized and driven to complete projects efficiently. You love getting things done.
- qPCR assay experience
- Experience working in a regulated environment OR demonstrated attention to detail.
- Demonstrates passion for problem solving and outside-the-box thinking
- Strong written communication and verbal presentation skills are essential
- Must be highly collaborative; always willing to help others
- Self-motivated, independent, proactive, organized, diligent, and very nimble
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.