Scientist Cell-based Assays
Orange County Metro Area, CA
We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative candidate for a 6 month or possible longer temporary role of Scientist Cell-based Assays.
The successful candidate for this position will work independently and contribute to projects aimed at characterizing protein-based therapeutics. He/she will be developing and carrying out a variety of cell-based assays to evaluate the activity and functionality of therapeutic proteins.
This individual will organize, analyze and interpret results, come forward with recommendations or understanding of the results, and communicate and present in team meetings and reports.
The ideal candidate will be able to propose and design assays and have exceptional troubleshooting skills. Experience with cell culture, western blots and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is a requirement.
The successful candidate will collaborate extensively with other Research Scientists and Associates, while taking personal responsibility for success of assigned tasks and projects.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
DESCRIBE SCOPE: % of Time or Importance
Cell based assays 60%
Data analysis, report writing and presentations to multidisciplinary teams 40%
JOB QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS):
The requirements described in this section are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Education and Experience
Bachelor-level education in biological science field and six years specific experience, or Master in Pharmacology or related discipline with a focus on cell biology and in vitro assays
Extensive experience with developing, performing and troubleshooting cell-based assays.
Extensive experience with cell culture, western blots and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is required.
Exceptional writing and communication skills
Computer skills: advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and GraphPad Prism