Molecular Biology and Genomics Scientist

Employer
Eurofins USA
Location
South Boston, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Molecular Biology and Genomics Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Assist in developing, executing, and troubleshooting new multi-omics single cell sequencing technologies and protocols
  • Characterization of different cell populations using standard immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and bulk RNA-seq methods
  • Support assay development, optimization, and execution of CRISPR screens
  • Design and execute experiments, interpret data, and clearly communicate results and findings clearly and concisely to teams and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with team members and across therapeutic areas (i.e., oncology, immunology, and neuroscience).
  • This position requires 90% of time in the lab.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Experience with RNA-seq, single cell sequencing library preparation, and NGS technology
  • Experience with molecular cloning and genomic technologies in human cellular systems including RNAi and CRISPR
  • Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture using sterile techniques.
  • Experience with flow cytometry sorting and magnetic enrichment protocols
  • Demonstrated ability to perform accurate data analysis and carefully maintain a notebook record of lab activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including preparation of lab reports and presentations. Strong attention to detail.
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS or MS degree in molecular and cell biology or related disciplines such as immunology, cancer biology, or biological engineering with 5+ years of wet lab experience in academia or industry

Additional Information

This position is Full-Time,Monday - Friday, 8a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with overtime as needed and the potential for some off shift hours as dependent on project needs.Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Boston, MAare encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients' site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.

We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client's quality systems and equipment.

To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our websitewww.eurofinsus.com.

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

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