- 186467 - Scientist II
- CA-Bay Area
- South San Francisco
- 12 Months
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II for an opening in South San Francisco, CA.
Conduct pre-designed scientific or engineering experiments using laboratory equipment and calculations. Products include benchtop instruments, sample preparation, and protein expression. Plan the use of equipment, materials and own time. Make detailed observations and basic data analysis. Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality, accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of data. Troubleshoot experiments with assistance from supervisor. Maintain complete and thorough lab notebook and training file in accordance with division standard. Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. Position exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments. Job encounters recurring work situations with occasional variations from the norm, involving a moderate degree of complexity. Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position. Mistakes in work could cause substantial interpretive errors. May be required to perform other related duties as needed.
Main duties would include, but may not be limited to:
Running tests and experiments in the laboratory.
Preparing PCR reaction plates and running on AB qPCR systems.
Contributing to writing and executing test plans and reports.
Executing statistical data analysis.
Major responsibilities are understanding and executing procedures, accurately recording data, and assisting in data analysis.
Qualified candidates must have a degree in the field of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field and experience working in a lab environment under basic laboratory practices. An interdisciplinary education and/or experience is preferred to allow for a systems-level approach on projects. Familiarity with qPCR techniques and nucleic acid extraction methods are a must, as well as good communication skills and familiarity with good documentation practices.
Accredited degree in the field of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field and experience working in a lab environment under basic laboratory practices.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.