Scientist/Senior Scientist – Applied BioCode (Sante Fe Springs, CA)

By December 18, 2015Jobs

Job Description/ Position Objective:
Development and validation of PCR-based multiplex assays for FDA submission and clearance.

Essential Functions
Molecular Biology: real-time PCR, designing primers & probes, probe-based hybridization and detection, nucleic acids extraction and Sanger sequencing
Microbiology: bacteria/virus cultures, handling BSL-II agents and processing clinical specimens
Analyze assay results and perform follow up experiments. Must maintain a laboratory note book according to GDP and be able write up and present data to peers and management
Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned

Working Conditions:
Works in a laboratory environment. Is required to lift up to 20 lbs. May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals and infectious agents. Willingness to work overtime and flexible schedule as needed is a plus.

Scientist/ Sr. Scientist candidates please email resumes to:
Degree in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, or related fields. PhD with 2+ years of experience, MS with 5+ years of experience, BS with 7+ years of experience

Strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or microbiology techniques
Must have hands on experience in PCR-based assays and primer design
Strong background in experimental design and ability to execute complex experiments
Excellent problem solving ability with attention to details
Experience with IVD assay development and Design Control process is a plus
Excellent time management skills, and ability to prioritize and execute various tasks
Demonstrates a sense of urgency, strong work ethics and a can do attitude
Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, and strives to improve the status quo
Willingness to take on challenges and changes as opportunities
Collaborates with others in a team-oriented environment
Follows Quality System requirements, safety rules and applicable regulations
Embraces and leverages diversity of culture and thought

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