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Scientist - I (Assistant)

West Point, PA 19486

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 610456 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target pay Rate: 20-25.38/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Education: • B.S. in Biology, Bio/chemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science or engineering field. • At least six months of laboratory experience in upstream bioprocessing (e.g. shake flask and/or bioreactor operations). The ideal candidate would possess: • General laboratory skills, experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes • Experience in operating bioreactors • Experience in culturing microbial and/or mammalian cells at different scales • Experience performing basic cell-based assays (e.g. cell counting, optical density, metabolite analysis, imaging) • Basic knowledge of cell culture stages and rational • Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel • Highly computer literate. Capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs. 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. Additional Requirements: • This position will require occasional off-hour and/or weekend work (10-20% of hours may be “off-shift”) • This position will require work with Biosafety Level-1 organisms Responsibilities: Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions, and culture media • Perform lab-scale fermentation runs to meet different needs • Set up process equipment for lab-scale experiments • Perform in-process monitoring assays • Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members • Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP) guidance • Work independently and efficiently • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately • Communicate effectively with client staff members
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