188028 - Scientist I
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Southern California - San Diego
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
Up to $28.00 DOE
Duration
13 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

SUMMARY:
You will be an integral part of the team that develops novel tools for genome engineering and RNA therapeutics. This scientist will support the project focused on lipid nanoparticle (LNP)-based RNA delivery in vitro and in vivo. We are looking for an exceptionally responsible, well-organized, and enthusiastic researcher with great work ethic to join our group as a lab manager. You will support the management and day-to-day activity of the group, interact with multiple partners within and outside of the department, and eventually perform experiments. You will work as a valuable member of a highly collaborative team. We need a person who understands the importance of maintaining clean and organized research space, and on time troubleshooting for seamless performance of the team. This position will allow the scientist to get fully introduced to R&D work in large biotech company, learn about state-of-the-art technologies, while performing lab management. You will also have plenty opportunities for growth as you can get involved in different aspects of the research.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Managing mouse colony and mouse room maintenance. Maintaining supplies and stocking the lab. Responsible for instrument maintenance and communication with outside vendors. Keeping overview of lab procedures and protocols. Lead organization of lab space. Interact with senior lab members and the manager to identify issues and ensure smooth running of the lab. Supporting other lab members in lab work. Eventually performing experiments independently. Participate in management and R&D meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:
1+ years’ experience of working with mice is a must. 2+ years’ experience of working in academic or biotech lab. Experience with sterile tissue culture is highly desirable. Experience with molecular biology techniques is desirable. Experience with genome editing is preferable. Experience with mouse organ isolation is desirable. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with multiple team mambers. Highly organized and responsible. Ability to prioritize tasks. Ability to work in collaborative environment and to be an effective team member. Maintain detail records. Be precise in execution of activities.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Bioengineering, or other relevant field.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
1st Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Billy James
bjames@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x340 or (800) 927-9318 x340

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.