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Research Scientist

Ames, IA 50010

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 605144 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 19-23/hr
*Depending on experience

Experience in performing bio-analytical methods (immunological, microbiological, molecular biological, or virological) following defined processes.
Experience with mammalian cell culture, and in standard molecular biology techniques such as cloning, DNA purification, and protein expression is preferred.
Initiates, executes, completes, and communicates results and related issues with supervision. 
Provide quality support of Expression Platforms team members through data acquisition, reporting, and communication.
Execute in vitro analytical assays to evaluate samples with minimal supervision.
Accountable for performing all techniques and assays so test sessions yield valid results and repeated work is minimized.
Accurately record all data from research techniques and tests on data capture forms, research notebooks, and raw data notebooks as appropriate.
Perform initial data analysis so that accurate and precise results are obtained and reported.
Generate documentation (ex. method protocols, reports) in support of techniques or modification of techniques.
Ability to learn new types of assays and technology easily.
Be able to perform, analyze and interpret results.
Maintains a constructive and positive attitude for working on projects in the Expression Platforms Team, and for working at Boehringer Ingelheim.
Follow Research & Development policies and procedures to maintain high quality standards and follow best practices.

Able to competently perform multiple types of assays (biochemical, molecular and immunological in nature).
Experience in assay development, mammalian cell culture, ELISA, Western blotting, qPCR, and experience in standard molecular biology techniques such as cloning, protein expression and purification is preferred.
Strict adherence to defined assay method protocols.
Extremely organized with attention to detail.
Can learn new types of assays and technology easily.
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
Proactive and resourceful.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Exceptional interpersonal skills; High level of comfort/ease interacting with all levels of the organization.

BS degree from an accredited institution in a relevant scientific discipline; or Biotechnology Laboratory Methods certification in combination with AS degree and relevant job experience. 
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