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DiscoverX is searching for an Associate Scientist to work in San Diego CA.
Responsibilities shall include execution of high-throughput screening experiments in a team environment; preparation and QC of key reagents, and especially test compound management. Eventual lab responsibilities to include data analysis and troubleshooting (using the scientific method to design, execute, and interpret hypothesis-driven experiments); and maintenance of laboratory supplies and infrastructure.
Associate Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Basic laboratory skills, including liquid handling, reagent preparation, and chemistry-related calculations- including calculations of stock concentrations, making serial dilutions, etc.
Execution of high-throughput screening experiments based on SOPs.
Preparation and QC of key reagents
Analysis of experiments: may include curve-fitting and calculation of assay metrics
Appropriate documentation of lab activities.
Applies GLP in all areas of responsibility
Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
Regular attendance and punctuality
Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
Performs other duties as assigned
Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required
Adjusts work hours as needed to meet deadlines
Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements
The ideal candidate would possess:
Ability to read and interpret documents, such as standard operating procedures and technical reports
Ability to perform analyses and data interpretation
Ability to multitask with organization and manage time effectively
Ability to solve practical problems and troubleshooting skills
Ability to work in a laboratory setting, according to the physical requirements of a laboratory role
Lab equipment and office computer/software proficiency
Above average oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates a positive attitude and capacity for team environment
Ability to troubleshoot and conduct small projects with minimal supervision
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the life sciences or physical sciences
Experience with Microsoft Office programs
Good laboratory technique
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with additional hours as needed. Candidates living in the San Diego, California area are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.