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Scientist II

Ridgefield, CT 06877

Posted: 06/11/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 608562 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • Initiates and completes routine in vivo studies in an independent and efficient manner, with minimal supervision. Demonstrates the ability to interpret outcome of experiments and to propose appropriate follow-up.
  • Demonstrates technical ability to assist in the design and execution of non-routine experiments in the context of obesity in vivo models and conducts exploratory experiments under supervision.
  • Applies basic scientific principles with minimal guidance; performs literature searches and extracts relevant information from published protocols.
  • Proposes, gains support for, and implements new ideas and technologies from individual’s knowledge of science and technology and understanding of drug discovery and development process.
  • Independently operates and is responsible for lab equipment; troubleshoots effectively.
  • Communicates own work effectively orally and in writing; contributes to writing protocols, procedures, and technical reports; provide input for scientific reports.
  • Reports and treats data with a high level of integrity and ethics.
  • Complies with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; maintains proper records in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and policies.

  • Apply knowledge of basic theory and scientific principles of obesity for conducting in vivo research.
  • Experience in routine routes of rodent dosing (i.v., i.p., p.o., s.c., and i.m.), health monitoring, and sample collection.
  • Proven problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to contribute to the design, execution, and interpretation of non-routine experiments with minimal supervision and assist to the implementation of experimental approaches that contribute to department goals.
  • Communicates own work effectively orally and in writing; contributes to writing protocols, procedures, and technical reports; provide input for scientific reports.
  • Proficiency with computers and data analysis software.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Master’s Degree with 0 years experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years experience in related scientific discipline; pharmaceutical, biotechnology or CRO experience is highly desirable; non-PhD applicant required.

Pay Rate Range: $30-41/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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