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Scientist II
Ref No.: 18-15750
Location: Ridgefield, Connecticut
Client:                                Pharma Client
Job type:                            Contract
Duration:                            6+Months
Location:                           Athens, GA 30601
Title:                                  Scientist II
ID:                                      8704479 
 Job description:

 Duties:

  • Perform essential molecular biology experiments that will support the generation of new and Client biotherapeutic drugs.
  • Plan and execute molecular biology experiments, interpret the results and propose next steps.
  • Implement new technologies such as high throughput cloning of antibody genes into expression vectors
  • Analysis of DNA sequence after cloning
  • Using Genedata Biologics database for entry of sequences and vector maps
  • Work closely with other areas in the department to communicate timelines and coordinate activities
  • Contributes to lab organization, reagent tracking and group administration.
  • Compliance with all applicable regulations; Ensure that work performed is conducted in a safe and compliant manner
  • Maintenance of proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies.
  • Present results in group meetings.

Skills:

Solid background in molecular biology.

  • Knowledge of antibody structure and function.
  • Hands-on molecular biology cloning techniques including Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), recombinant DNA technology, DNA digestion, gel purification, running agarose and SDS-PAGE gels.
  • Knowledge of Lasergene core suite, Vector NTI and sequence analysis software such as GeneCodes Sequencher is desirable
  • Knowledge of database such as GDB or ProteinWorks is desirable
  • Ability to work within a highly collaborative team environment and multi task.

Education:

  • Requires a Master's degree plus 0-2 year industry experience in molecular biology or a Bachelor's degree plus 6-8 years industry experience in related field or equivalent.