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Senior Scientist - Job Description:
Senior Scientist is needed for the support of overall Technical Support objectives. The successful candidate will conduct non-routine laboratory experiments designed to implement new technologies or investigate basic scientific questions relevant to customer complaints/technical issues with Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assays/other assays and reagents and project responsibilities. Designs, plans and executes assigned investigation/troubleshooting activities, research/development related experiments/projects and applying scientific knowledge and accumulated experience to complete projects.
Need to accurately record information and make sound scientific interpretations of experimental results, which are to be communicated to non-scientific audiences through investigational reports and verbal presentations. The successful candidate should have deductive reasoning and critical thinking in their tasks as they attempt to enact change to processes and reinforce new methodology in solving problems.
Establish priorities, create and maintain time frames, and report status of project's progress toward established project goals and deadlines. Prepare regular, internal project update reports and comprehensive project status reviews as required. Keeps the supervisor informed of the status of all projects, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas.
Ensures that technical activities under delegated supervision are conducted with the framework of both internal (e.g., Safety Regulations) and external (e.g., OSHA) guidelines and regulation.
The candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and priorities. The candidate must be a team player, willing to help others and cross train them as necessary.
BS/MS in a Biological Science with two to five years' relevant experience is required, with a strong background in Molecular Biology needed. The successful candidate will have a solid background in PCR assays, reagents, troubleshooting, and expertise in conducting troubleshooting experimentations. Knowledge in Statistics (JMP, Minitab) and its application is required. Excellent skills in technical writing and oral presentations are required. Computer proficiency with MS Word and Excel is necessary.
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Research & Development, Research & Development > Research
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