Molecular and Cell Biology Scientist

Eurofins USA
South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Company Description

Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry. Celebrating 50 years of service, Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Molecular and Cell Biology Scientist to support our Professional Scientific Services group in South San Francisco, CA. This role will support discovery and development of small- and large-molecule cancer therapeutics.

Job Description

Molecular and Cell Biology Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Routinely culture cells and perform cell-based assays
  • Conductflow cytometry to assess cell surface protein abundance
  • Perform other experiments, such as western blotting, protein quantification assay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • Independently analyze data with software such as FloJo, Microsoft Excel, and GraphPad Prism
  • Design, execute, interpret and report in vitro experiments under guidance
  • Communicate data clearly and concisely to teams and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with members from other functional areas, including Medicinal Chemistry, and In Vitro Pharmacology
The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Familiarity or hands-on experience with flow cytometry or FACS analysis
  • Familiarity with transfection methods among mammalian cell lines
  • Experience in early stage discovery research related to protein expression
  • Excellent technical writing skills including experience with writing scientific documentation and document review processes
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies


  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular & cell biology, chemistry, life sciences, or other related degree concentration with 3 - 5 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree with 0 - 2 years of experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.), with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of South San Francisco, California are encouraged to apply.

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Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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