• Contract Duration: 6+ months, potential to extend
  • Research & Development
  • San Diego, CA

Website Lenox Executive Search

6 months contract – potential for extension

Job Description:

ACCOUNTABILITIES :

• Under general supervision, performs a wide range of assigned research experiments with

efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail (e.g. selects methods, troubleshoots routine

procedures)

• Executes experiments in sequence, one dependent on another

• Exercises technical judgement in execution of specialized procedures and interpretation of

results

• Carries out basic bioanalytical support of in vivo studies via RT-qPCR.

• Conducts method development of novel compounds on qPCR systems.

• Capable of executing and completing a number of experiments independently and simultaneously.

• Conducts basic maintenance and troubleshooting of qPCR systems.

• Keeps an accurate, comprehensive, and concise notebook in accordance with company policy.

• Maintains a safe and organized lab bench.

• Communicates with colleagues effectively.

• Learns to perform techniques and experiments using scientific methods.

• With frequent guidance, detailed direction and instruction, executes experiments with appropriate controls.

• Prioritizes a limited number of tasks and techniques through to completion with quality results.

• Identifies routine obstacles to progress.

• Learns how to present research data to functional project team.

• Education in a life science or chemistry-related discipline.

• Experience in sample preparation for qPCR analysis is desired.

• Experience in primer and probe design for qPCR is desired.

• Experience with Phoenix is desired, but not required.

• Good oral and written communication skills.

• Ability and passion to learn, adapt, and grow to constantly changing environment.

• Experience in ELISA, MSD, and/or LC-MS/MS is a plus, but not requirement

• Initiates routine problem investigation and recommends solutions

• Performs calculations and basic analysis on experimental results and develops hypotheses

DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS:

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application, and complexity of technical knowledge)

• Demonstrates technical knowledge of a scientific discipline

• Understands specific scientific mechanisms of why a procedure works

• Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

• BS degree in a scientific discipline, or equivalent

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