Offers “Merckgroup”

28 days agoMerckgroup

Associate Scientist 3

  • Rockville (Clarke County)
  • Teaching

Job description

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Your Role:

The Associate Scientist 3 will conduct a variety of in vitro assays, make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards.  He/she will maintain an understanding of technological principles and applications of the organization’s services. The Associate Scientist III will perform a wide variety of assays or tests required to characterize product or material safety.

 

You will be responsible for all phases of the NGLP Screening Ames assays (plate incorporation method, pre-incubation method, spot test method, and Ames II method); Comet Single Cell Gel Electrophoresis assay (preparation of slides, processing of organs, electrophoresis of slides, scoring of slides, and analysis of data); In Vitro Cytogenetic Micronucleus assays in CHO cells (seeding of cells, dosing of cells, washing of cells, harvesting/termination of cells and FLOW Analysis). Neutral Red Uptake Assay in BALB and CHO cells (seeding of cells, dosing of cells, washing of cells, harvesting/termination and scoring); Bhas 42 Cell Transformation assay (maintenance of cell cultures, plating the assay, scoring the assays by spectrophotometer or microscope); SHE Transformation assay; UDS Assay.

 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

·  Conduct pre-designed assays using basic laboratory techniques and skills
·  Responsible for having a broad working knowledge of lab policies and assays
·  Independently conduct assigned test procedures within the constraints of laboratory scheduling
·  Follow Study Protocol, SOPs and relevant compliance regulations in regard to assay procedures, safety procedures, scientific responsibility and following GLP documentation, as applicable.
·  Independently analyze data and interprets results
·  May be assigned R&D projects pertaining to the lab
·  Advise the Laboratory Supervisor of factors that may affect the quality and usefulness of the data
·  Maintain study workbooks and batch records
·  Use and maintain scientific equipment, instrumentation and computer systems
·  Assist in training new staff members in performance of routine lab tasks
·  Demonstrate consistently good communication and interpersonal skills with employees, management and clients, where applicable
·  Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, protocols, processes and equipment
·  Use and maintain scientific equipment, instrumentation, and computer systems
·  Assist in writing/reviewing SOPs
·  Other duties as applicable and as assigned

 

 

Who   You   Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Master’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) with 1+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
·  Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) with 3+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
·  Associate’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) with 5+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
·  7+ years working laboratory experience
·  1+ years working experience in cell/tissue culture and aseptic technique

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·  Working knowledge of a research laboratory
·  Possess good interpersonal and strong written/verbal communication skills
·  Highly motivated and detail oriented with good organizational skills
·  Possess the ability to multitask and work independently or in a team environment with minimum supervision.
·  Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database software applications, specifically MS Office (Word and Excel)

 

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Job Requisition ID:  218320

Location:  Rockville

Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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