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Molecular Biologist

at EAG Laboratories

Posted: 8/4/2019
Job Reference #: 18024
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description

 

Molecular Biologist

Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry.  Celebrating 50 years of service, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.

 

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Molecular Biologist to support our Professional Scientific Services group in San Diego, CA


Employee Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and aliquoting buffers for the microtiter plates coming from the FACS experiments

  • Storing FACS microtiter plates in -80C and entering appropriate data into the database

  • Use stand-alone, as well as integrated automation workstations (Beckman – BioMek) to execute cDNA synthesis, PCR, cloning, and E. coli transformation protocols as part of the discovery process. These procedures will be done in both 96-w or 384-w microtiter plates

  • Quantify plasmid DNA concentrations and mix DNA samples for expression in mammalian cells on liquid handlers (96-w microtiter plates)

  • Use stand-alone and integrated automation workstations to quantify protein concentrations following expression in mammalian cells

  • Use stand-alone equipment to normalize protein levels to concentration

  • Perform miniprep DNA isolation on the lab bench or using liquid handlers

  • Prepare and submit DNA samples for Sanger sequence runs

  • Analyze DNA Sanger sequence reads

  • Perform ELISA binding experiments

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Knowledge of cGMP

  • Experience working in a laboratory setting

  • Knowledge of LIMS

  • Ability to work both independently and in a fast paced team-oriented setting

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, work planning, data analysis and record keeping skills (with strong attention to detail) will be required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, or other related science concentraiton

  • 1 - 2 years of industry or academic research experience

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

What we offer:

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of San Diego, California are encouraged to apply.

 

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients’ site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.

 

We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client’s quality systems and equipment.

 

To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website www.EurofinsUS.com.

 

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.