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Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Advantage Resourcing
Textile Finance, California, US
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
We at Advantage Resourcing are seeking a talented and passionate Scientist II, Molecular Biology for our client in Canoga Park, CA.

Our client develops and distributes a comprehensive line of typing and antibody detection products, laboratory instrumentation, and computer software that are used in the field of transplantation to simplify and automate testing procedures and final test evaluations.

How will you make an impact?
As a member of the Molecular Biology R&D team, you will be responsible for understanding and performing daily testing of reagents and data analysis for research, development, improvement, and troubleshooting of HLA gene typing products or related projects. You will need to be self-motivated and handle independent tasks with the understanding of how those tasks tie into the bigger picture.

What will you do?
• Perform laboratory bench work with focus on daily testing of reagents for development, improvement, and troubleshooting of HLA gene typing products
• Assist in maintaining and updating all required SOPs and quality records of equipment maintenance, tests, analyses and other relevant data
• Work with cross-functional teams to deliver high quality results
• Be responsible and accountable for a safe work environment including proper training in laboratory safety procedures, maintenance and stocking of proper safety equipment and supplies
• Assist with managing and maintaining required reagents (reference samples, assay buffers, and labeling reagents, etc.), laboratory environment and equipment needed to carry out projects
• Perform and prioritize daily assignments approved by Supervisor or Research Manager to ensure timely completion of tasks and projects
• Compile, analyze data, and compose reports as required

How will you get here?
• B.S. in the Biological Sciences is required. Molecular Biology degree preferred.

• Possess a clear understanding and have related experience in basic molecular biology techniques
• Experience with polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
• Possess a good understanding of Real-time Quantitative PCR with SYBR Green or Taqman probes
• Familiarity with DNA sequences and ability to design primers preferred
• Knowledge of SSP and SSO platforms preferred
• Understanding of DNA sequencing a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Be adaptable and flexible with changes to working environment and still deliver high quality results
• Self-motivated with a genuine desire to learn and develop your skills
• A team player who is open to feedback and works well within a larger group

Does this sound like a job for you? Great! We'd love to hear from you.

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