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Scientist I (Analytical Science)

Ridgefield, CT 06877

Posted: 04/01/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 582918 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 28-36/hr
*Depending on experience
  • Execute lab work at a high level for new therapeutic modalities (e.g., peptides, oligonucleotides, virus, antibodies, non-viral delivery systems, etc.).
  • Lead in implementing experimental studies to build product and process knowledge.
  • Initiates and completes routine laboratory procedures in an independent and efficient manner; Troubleshoots equipment and experiments effectively and solves scientific problems independently; Operates lab equipment and is responsible for maintenance.
  • Designs and executes non-routine experiments with minimal supervision.
  • Contributes to lab organization, reagent tracking and other tasks as determined appropriate
  • Independently presents scientific findings in project team or Department meetings
  • Actively participates in cross-functional teams/initiatives
  • Independently writes protocols, SOPs, technical reports in accordance with company policies
  • Independently applies basic scientific principles and technology. Performs literature searches and keeps abreast of relevant literature.
  • Collects, treats and reports data with a high level of integrity and ethics. Effectively communicates work orally and in writing.  Write protocols, procedures, and technical documents.  Provide input to others for scientific reports.
  • Understand appropriate regulations and legal requirements as well as client policies and procedures as relevant to areas of expertise; Apply knowledge to ensure safe and compliant practices, manage risk, and maximize opportunities for projects to succeed.
  • Experience with wet chemistry preparation methods. Buffers, mobile phases, multi-component formulation preparation.
  • Experience with traditional chromatography methods such as all modes of HPLC, Field Flow Fractionation (FFF/AF4), SEC, etc.
  • Ability to plan and conduct laboratory experiments, evaluate, interpret and report technical data.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with NMR spectroscopy analysis is a plus
  • Experience with sub-micron particle sizing methodologies such as DLS or Flow Cam is a plus
  • Experience with fluorescent labelling, microscopy and/or image analysis is a plus
  • Experience with biophysical testing; DNA/RNA isolation, electrophoresis, PCR, etc. is a plus
Master’s Degree with 3+ years experience in a related field or Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years experience in a related field.
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