191008 - Scientist II, Molecular Biology
Industry
SCI
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
West Hills
State
CA
Rate
Up to $35.00 DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II, Molecular Biology for an opening in West Hills, CA.

Under the One Lambda brand name, TDX develops and distributes a comprehensive line of typing and antibody detection products, laboratory instrumentation, and computer software that are used in the field of transplantation to simplify and automate testing procedures and final test evaluations.

OBJECTIVE:
As a member of the Molecular Biology R&D team, you will be responsible for understanding and performing daily testing of reagents and data analysis for research, development, improvement, and troubleshooting of HLA gene typing products or related projects. You will need to be self-motivated and handle independent tasks with the understanding of how those tasks tie into the bigger picture.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform laboratory bench work with focus on daily testing of reagents for development, improvement, and troubleshooting of HLA gene typing products. Assist in maintaining and updating all required SOP’s and quality records of equipment maintenance, tests, analyses and other relevant data. Work with cross-functional teams to deliver high quality results. Be responsible and accountable for a safe work environment including proper training in laboratory safety procedures, maintenance and stocking of proper safety equipment and supplies. Assist with managing and maintaining required reagents (reference samples, assay buffers, and labeling reagents, etc.), laboratory environment and equipment needed to carry out projects. Perform and prioritize daily assignments approved by Supervisor or Research Manager to ensure timely completion of tasks and projects. Compile, analyze data, and compose reports as required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Possess a clear understanding and have related experience in basic molecular biology techniques. Experience with polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Possess a good understanding of Real-time Quantitative PCR with SYBR Green or Taqman probes. Familiarity with DNA sequences and ability to design primers preferred. Knowledge of SSP and SSO platforms preferred. Understanding of DNA sequencing a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Will consider recent graduate. Be adaptable and flexible with changes to working environment and still deliver high quality results. Self-motivated with a genuine desire to learn and develop your skills. A team player who is open to feedback and works well within a larger group .

EDUCATION:
Accredited B.S. in the Biological Sciences is required. Molecular Biology degree preferred.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

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.