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Scientist II

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Posted: 06/21/2024 Job Number: 72531

Job Description

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Hourly rate: $46.00 - $55.00
Contractor benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k

Job summary:
The Experimental Biomarker Research and Early Development team (discovery sciences) is seeking a talented and motivated Scientist to support the development of assays and reagents for digital PCR. The qualified candidate will join a cross functional team of scientists developing a new biomarker detection and feasibility.

Essential job functions:
•    Works under general supervision to conduct and monitor laboratory experiments utilizing established and published procedures, and technical and theoretical understanding.
•    Makes recommendations to resolve problems encountered during experimental procedures.
•    Assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of experimental results.
•    Summarizes experimental results, and reviews conclusions with supervisor/project leader.
•    Communicates results of experiments in the form of reports and presentations. Keeps supervisor/project leader informed of project status, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas.
•    Performs work according to established internal safety guidelines and procedures, and as specified by appropriate external regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA).
•    Analyzes experimental data using various data analysis software and/or applying quantitative methods.
•    Forms conclusions, and provides/documents process improvements. Uses technical writing skills to produce reports and documents. May present findings at internal meeting.
•    Assumes accountability for own electronic notebook documentation, ensuring experimental methods and results are recorded timely, accurately and consistently, and according to established formats.
•    Participates in routine lab maintenance, lab safety, ISO, and QSR implementation.
•    May troubleshoot issues related to instrumentation.
•    Keeps informed of trends and developments in area of scientific responsibility.
•    Knows and effectively uses the broad concepts of a particular field or specialization to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity.

•    Bachelor's degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field required. Master's degree preferred.
•    2 years of relevant industry experience required. 4 years of experience preferred.

Must be U.S. Person for purposes of Export Compliance.

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