191844 - Scientist III
7 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III for an opening in Austin, TX.

Will apply technical knowledge to develop kits/reagents/instruments/workflows for nucleic acid purification from various biological sample types. Modify experimental procedures to suit the particular needs of experiments. Develop a hypothesis and then design the necessary set of experiments to test the hypothesis with limited guidance. Analyze the data derived and explain the outcome of their experiments. Maintain accurate and detailed lab notebooks and appropriate documentation based on the scientific method enabling other scientists to reproduce their experiments. May assist in preparing material for manuals, articles for the newsletter, patents or scientific publications. Prepares regular reports documenting experiments. Presents research data and conclusions in 10-30 minute sessions. Ability to read a scientific paper, reproduce the experiments described and understand the conclusions. Complete lab compliance activities.

At least 3-5 years laboratory experience in an industry setting in a product development environment or clinical lab setting with a regulated background experience. Strong laboratory and technical hands on skills required: Pipet and perform procedures reproducibly. Perform a dilution series to create a standard curve. Perform lab calculations needed to make solutions from powder or from stock solutions and able to make the buffers from recipes. Operate basic lab equipment such as computers, centrifuges, quantitation instruments, Agilent Bioanalyzer, PCR, real-time qPCR instruments, plate readers etc. Routine experience with most common molecular procedures such as nucleic acid isolation, endpoint PCR, real-time PCR… Experience in an IVD development environment. Experience writing and implementing quality focused procedures. Experience in a clinical setting or CLIA certified laboratory. Experience with nucleic acid purification automation, different technologies to isolate nucleic acid. Experience working with BSL2 sample types in BSL2 lab setting. Strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet programs, powerpoint, and statistical analysis. Creative and innovative. Good writing & presentation skills. Strong documentation and strong organizational skills. Works well in a team setting. Capable of multi-tasking and ensure timely completion and execution of tasks. Pays attention to detail. Be agile with changing environments. Shows initiative by taking on new tasks, beyond what is generally expected. Inspires and co-ordinates people to achieve specific goals. Generates ideas to improve current processes.

Accredited Bachelors or Masters degree in Biological Science, chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, infectious diseases or related field.

M-F 8-5

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen check. Must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
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.