189325 - Scientist 1 R & D
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Bay Area
City
Santa Clara
State
CA
Rate
Up to $26.00 DOE
Duration
8 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I - R&D for an opening in Santa Clara, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in conducting R&D experiments in high throughput genotyping workflow; this requires the use of semi-automated and automated liquid handling instruments. Perform data entry for experiment. Assist team in stocking/restocking materials and maintain team equipment calibration status.

REQUIREMENTS:
1-2 years laboratory experience (can be derived from academic internships). Basic laboratory techniques required such as micro pipetting, solution preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, optical density measurements, centrifuges, plate mixers, etc. Working knowledge of MS Excel and Word. Experience on using liquid handlers such as the Beckman, Hamilton, Integra (preferred but not required).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Individual must work well in a team environment. Basic understanding of molecular biology. Attention to detail in the lab and ability to follow written lab protocols. Capacity to learn new technologies/concepts rapidly and apply them to the needs of the lab. Strong communication (written and oral) skills, able to follow written and verbal instructions to perform tasks. Excellent at record keeping and highly organized; neat and tidy and cognizant of shared lab space. Self-motivated

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS in biological sciences fields, such as Biology or Biochemistry

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
Zachary Fasano
zfasano@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

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.