196101 - Scientist II
Industry
SCI
Region
TX-Texas
City
Austin
State
TX
Rate
$30 to $42.00 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II for an opening in Austin, TX.

SUMMARY:
The candidate will be responsible for developing new products and will work closely with cross-functional teams including Bioinformatics, Marketing, Technical Service and/or Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Successful candidates will have a strong molecular biology experience with a background in protein engineering applications including hands-on experience in protein purification, protein expression, and functional protein activity screens. The candidate will work independently in a fast-paced environment with very supportive teammates. Independently designs experimental plans, analyzes experimental data, generates laboratory protocols, and writes technical reports, quantitative analyses, and product summaries. Troubleshoots and solves difficult problems in the design/execution of development projects Investigates, creates, and incorporates new methods and technologies to improve the effectiveness of development workflows. Maintains accurate lab notebook to support protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant client required standards. Presents data at scientific conferences (external and internal) Interacts closely with other internal departments (i.e., Marketing, Business Development, Quality, Operations and/or Technical Services) Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations

REQUIREMENTS:
Cell Culture Experience is a MUST HAVE. Strong cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing) Experience in characterizing proteins (PAGE gels, functional assays, etc) Experience in protein purification (AKTA) is desired. Background in working with proteins and bacterial functional screens Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies. Protein evolution/characterization experience is preferred. Prior industrial experience is desirable.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 1-2 plus years of lab experience is required.
OR
Accredited Bachelor's degree with 3 plus years of experience is acceptable.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
Days

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Kristie Hardage
khardage@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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.