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Scientist

at WuXi AppTec

Posted: 8/12/2019
Job Reference #: 5164

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CA-San Diego
    Job ID
    2019-5164
  • Overview

    HD Biosciences, a WuXi AppTec company, located in San Diego, CA is seeking a self-motivated and skillful scientist to join our target discovery team.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform research efforts for cell based assay, target validation, hit confirmation, and mechanism of action studies
    • Ability to independently design in vitro studies or with minimal instructions
    • Excellent acknowledge of cell, molecular biology, cancer biology and stem cell technology
    • Proficient in executing various biochemistry and cell-based assays with high assay development and troubleshooting skills
    • Accurately interpret data, communicate experimental results and generate project reports
    • Ability to search and utilize literatures and external resources to support internal studies
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable regulations, WuXi AppTec policies and Standard Operating Procedures

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education:
    • PhD in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or closely related fields
    • Post-doc and/or industrial experience is a plus

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
    • Expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell based assays, such as molecular cloning, cell culture, DNA/RNA transfection, virus production & infection, immunoblot, qPCR, protein purification, cell-based functional assays, etc.
    • Experience with the following technologies would be a plus: iPSC cell culture and differentiation, CRISPR, flow cytometry, and MSD multiplex assay
    • Ability to multitask across several research areas/projects
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes quickly
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organization and record-keeping skills
    • Strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in MS Office and other software/websites for primer design, sequencing, data analysis and graphing
    • High standards of scientific rigor and integrity

    Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to work in a lab setting with exposure to chemical and biohazards
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must have clarity of vision
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions

    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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