191010 - Scientist III (Molecular Biology)
Industry
SCI
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
West Hills
State
CA
Rate
Up to $40.00 DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III (Molecular Biology) 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 designing and performing experiments and conducting data analysis for research, development, improvement, and troubleshooting of HLA gene typing products or related projects. You will serve as a technical lead to explore new technologies and identify creative and robust solutions to overcome current technological limitations in molecular diagnostic products for transplant medicine. You will need to be self-motivated and handle independent tasks with the understanding of how those tasks tie into the bigger picture.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design and conduct experiments for the development, improvement, and troubleshooting of molecular diagnostic products in the field of transplantation
Analyze data, compile, compose and present reports on a regular basis
Assist in all validation and verification efforts as well as maintenance of documents, equipment and reagents. Assist in feasibility studies for new projects. Function as a lead for time-sensitive projects and provide support to immediate team for successful completion of projects. Prepare SOPs, study plans, reports and other internal documents. Participate in interdepartmental activities and research efforts, and work effectively with cross-functional teams. Conduct literature search, monitor relevant diagnostic market, and propose ideas for innovation.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ph.D. or minimum 3 years post graduate experience in academic or R&D industrial environment. In depth knowledge of molecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques. Experience with Real-time Quantitative PCR with SYBR Green or TaqMan probes preferred. Responsible self-starter who can manage self, motivate others, and operate effectively in a constantly changing environment. Possess robust knowledge and experience with DNA isolation and quantification, gene amplification methods, and sequencing technologies. Experience with primer and probe designs. Experience in designing experiments and conducting data analysis. Possess strong problem-solving skills. Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. Ability to handle a variety of assigned tasks simultaneously. Possess good communication skills. Ability to prepare reports on a regular basis and make presentations to a variety of audiences. Ability to initiate and conduct literature search, and propose ideas for product improvement or new products.

EDUCATION:
Accredited B.S. in the Biological Sciences is required. Graduate degree in Biological Science is preferred. 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.