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Senior Biologist - Virology

Gaithersburg, Maryland, US
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Oct 15, 2021

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Our global biological resource center has supported the Life Science industry for a century! If you are a Senior Biologist-Virology with experience, please read on!

If you are a Senior Biologist with experience, please read on!

Top Reasons to Work with Us
  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Benefits
  • Amazing company Culture
  • Room for growth
What You Will Be Doing
  • Receives and follows work orders, completing work as scheduled.
  • Performs viability and purity checks on biological materials.
  • Demonstrates competence in propagating and authenticating/characterizing a range of biological materials with no supervision.
  • Maintains knowledge of corporate and program policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoots and maintains instrumentation in good working condition.
  • Develops SOPs and departmental documentation, as requested.
  • Recognizes critical characteristics of products within relevant area of specialty.
  • Actively acquires new lab skills and specialized knowledge.
  • Reads and understands relevant scientific literature.
  • Compiles and documents data as directed for technical presentation.
  • Utilizes advance computer skills. (i.e., expertise in the appropriate fields of our ERP system).
  • Enters data in notebooks, batch records or advanced databases.
  • Participates in technology transfer as appropriate.
  • Performs advanced assays with no supervision.
  • Offers suggestions for and contributes to optimization of processes.
  • Trains others in laboratory and departmental procedures.
  • When appropriate, participates in scientific meetings, seminars and/or workshops to stay abreast of technology advances.
  • Communicates effectively with members of all programs as well as with outside collaborators.
  • Develops protocols to implement special tests relevant to program specialty.
  • Provides training for CSRs and TSRs, as requested.
  • Develops and evaluates new and/or existing assays for characterization/authentication of biological materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
What You Need for this Position
  • Experience/knowledge of molecular biology techniques including but not limited to PCR, DNA/RNA extraction and handling; DNA/RNA quantitation, Western Blots, ELISA, etc., and/or assay design (primarily PCR assay design).
  • Industry experience or product development preferred.
  • Demonstrates an advanced breadth of knowledge and expertise in relevant scientific discipline.
  • Experience with growing and handling mammalian cell culture, and virus propagation.
  • Experience with a broad range of viruses (DNA/RNA/Enveloped/Non-Enveloped).
  • Experience with establishing productive infections of a broad range of viruses in permissive cells, including an understanding of MOI, CPE, and identification, inoculation requirements.
  • Experience with handling of large-scale cultures for productive virus growth.
  • Experience in determining virus extraction requirements (i.e., supernatant vs. cell extraction).
  • Experience with a broad range of cell culture maintenance, e.g., adherent and non-adherent cell lines.
  • Experience with the cryopreservation of cell lines.
  • Experience with isolating and maintaining primary cells in culture.
So, if you are a Senior Biologist with experience, please apply today!

So, if you are a Senior Biologist with experience, please apply today!

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