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Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Employer
Varite, Inc
Location
Bryte, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description:

Exact Schedule - M-F 7am-4pm, OT is possible

temp to perm possible

Fully Onsite

Pay Range: $35 - $40.00/hr on W2

Responsibilities

Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses

Assists in the development and verification of test methodologies for the use in the laboratory

Ensures instruments and equipment in the lab are functioning properly and maintained by performing or arranging scheduled maintenance

Utilizes good documentation practices (GDPs) and follows laboratory quality control and quality assurance policies

Complies with safety policies and procedures

Complies with QC and QA policies and procedures

May train other employees

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

A BS degree in Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university

Minimum of 3 years of direct experience in laboratory testing for the specialties performed by the Client's Lab is required

Skills

Use of computer systems for data entry, retrieval, and analyses involving word processing programs, spreadsheets containing data analyses, and complex computer driven instrumentation

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to problem solve highly complex analyses

Strong analytical skills

Strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance

Working Conditions

May handle highly infectious agents and hazardous chemicals.

Sit or stand for long periods of time while using equipment and specimen handling and/or for computer work.

Bend or twist to reach into lower cabinets and drawers and squat or kneel to remove or store supplies stored on lower shelves.

Stretch or over-the-head arm movements to reach into high cabinets and shelves to remove or store supplies.

Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Visual requirements to distinguish colors for analysis; and auditory requirements to hear timers on equipment.

Fine hand manipulation is required to operate equipment, manipulate and pipette specimens.

Work is mainly laboratory-based with some time spent in the office writing up experiments, validation documents, and standard operating procedures

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