190997 - Scientist I
Industry
SCI
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Frederick
State
MD
Rate
Up to $27.00 DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Frederick, MD.

SUMMARY:
Join a diverse team of scientists directly involved in the development and commercialization of pluripotent stem cell technologies. A wide array of activities are anticipated including supporting upstream development, tech transfer and validation with new products; performing benchmarking studies and detailed technical analysis to help identify candidate technologies for commercialization; generating application data with new or current products leveraging a wide array of cell biology reagents, assays and analysis tools. Effective communications skills and experience working in a team environment is required. The successful candidate will employ a diverse array of assays and analytical tools to address key biological questions that make up the framework of our product requirements. Critical thinking skills and attention to detail in are a must. We are looking for an enthusiastic, high energy individual looking to play a significant role in creating next generation cell culture products and learning the product development process in a leading biotechnology company. Due to nature of projects, some weekend work will be required in order to maintain these cultures and experimental or project timelines.

OBJECTIVE:
Support product development and commercialization activities with a focus on stem cells, participate in new technology evaluations and generate application data using current products to demonstrate new or novel functions. Experience in mammalian cell culture his highly desired, as this position will require the ability to routinely and consistently culture cells using aseptic techniques in experiments driving product development and protocol optimizations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sterile tissue culture technique required; experience culturing stem cells is highly desirable. Ability to work independently in a dynamic, fast paced team environment. Experience with general cell culture and molecular biology techniques, including cell counting, cell viability analysis, DNA/RNA isolation, quantitation and analysis (qPCR), immunofluorescent cell labeling, protein isolation and analysis (cell extract preparation, ELISA, western blotting), etc… Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Familiarity and use of common statistical approaches to data analysis. Highly organized, ability to maintain well documented laboratory protocols and notebooks. Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
0-2 years of experience. Preference given to candidates with industry and/or product development experience but this is not required.

EDUCATION:
Accredited bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related life sciences discipline.

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
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
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.