Junior Scientist Job Description

Junior Scientist Job Description

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Junior scientist provides lab-based assay development support for molecular biology based techniques such as but not limited to ddPCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, nucleic acid extraction and cloning, and gel electrophoresis.

Junior Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Design, extract, normalize, analyze, review and automate analysis for Internal Audit utilizing enterprise data warehouse, extracts and data mining tools
Coordinate with business to ensure follow-up and resolution of exceptions including specific individual resolution root-cause analysis and control gap identification
Of a new feature to improve predictive algorithms for predicting lead conversion
Work closely with Business Units to identify and answer important business and product questions
Development and review of statistical models and data architecture
Liaise with several teams, understand their business needs and translate them into data requests
Extract data from our MySQL databases and Hadoop cluster, using hive and MySQL queries
Perform ad-hoc analysis, translate and communicate results to stakeholders
Be trained on risk assessment methodologies relevant for food ingredients in the different fields of application
Implement risk assessment methodologies in the product cycle - from early development until and beyond the marketing phase

Junior Scientist Qualifications

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Education for Junior Scientist

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Employers hiring for the junior scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Physics, Economics, Technical, Finance, Geology

Skills for Junior Scientist

Desired skills for junior scientist include:

Major molecular biology techniques
ISO 13845 and GMP standards is highly desirable
Remediation technologies and remediation systems
Design control and basic regulatory issues
Technical product details
Enzyme characterization
Molecular biology
Nucleic acid hybridization
QPCR is highly desirable

Desired experience for junior scientist includes:

BS/BA degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics or related field
Masters or PHD Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations, Research or related field
Ability to manage multiple products with complex feature sets
Cloud-based experience with PaaS and IaaS, Cloud-based, agile development environments
Experience in solutions that leverage distributed processing of large data sets
Understanding of database fundamentals and SQL Programming

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Junior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a junior scientist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for junior scientist
  • Be based at Nutricia Research, our cutting edge R&D center in Utrecht
  • Meeting with project team regularly to report on status of work, issues
  • Assist with determining client requirements and developing scope of services, deliverables, instructions, reports, and related documents
  • Assist with oversight of subcontracts
  • Assist with the evaluation of scope and suggest changes
  • Ability to use technical reference materials, exercise initiative to solve environmental issues
  • Assist on linear permitting projects
  • Provide technical assistance on NEPA environmental assessment (EA) and environmental impact statement (EIS) projects and related activities in support of ERM clients’ domestic and international development projects (i.e., oil and gas, chemical processing, power generation, electrical transmission, and renewable/alternative energy projects)
  • Collect, analyze, and develop reports in support of environmental programs for federal, state, and local clients
  • Support United States Air Force Environmental Programs such as environmental restoration/remediation, water quality, and air quality
Qualifications for junior scientist
  • Two years + of related experience desirable
  • Strong orientation to quantitative, data-driven analysis using stats packages such as SAS (modeler, statistics, text analytics)
  • Ability to code in PL/SQL and R
  • Undergraduate degree in a respected institution and advanced degree from a related quantitative field such as Economics, GIS, Computer Science, Finance, Business, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering)
  • Familiarity with GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS) and/or geospatial approaches (spatial analysis, network analysis, geographic visualization, ) is preferred, but not required
  • A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric Physics or Engineering

Junior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of junior scientist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for junior scientist
  • Contractor and remediation oversight
  • Present results to supervisor and team members, have the ability to work in collaboration with other teams within and outside the pharmaceutical sciences department
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team in close collaboration with internal customers and stakeholders
  • Different levels of responsibilities and accountabilities may be assigned to take account of the skills capabilities and experience of the individual
  • Drive the interdisciplinary development of new, innovative in vitro tools and analytical methods to address mechanisms and pathways of therapeutic proteins disposition
  • Be responsible for setting-up, validating and applying in-vitro experimental systems to study receptor-mediated processes and intra-cellular trafficking using different cellular models including primary cells, recombinant cell technologies and microphysiological systems
  • Elucidate the fate and the structures of therapeutic proteins and their biotransformation products using different state-of-the-art biochemical and analytical methodologies
  • Evaluate the results and their relevance, document in form of internal reports and publications, communicate them to various stakeholders
  • Primarily responsible for daily reporting and on-site tasks including coordination of tasks, observation of contractors, vendors, and visitors, inspection of emplaced engineering controls, bulkhead, and coordination of groundwater and soil sampling in accordance with NJDEP and Client requirements
  • Operates laboratory equipment that may include but not limited to DNA synthesizers (AB 3900, MerMade96E, AKTAs, MerMade 12), cleavage and de-protection cans/apparatus, dry down equipment, HPLC instruments, and Mass Spectroscopy instruments
Qualifications for junior scientist
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or Geology, or environmental or geological engineering
  • Ability to do site work for long days
  • Refined communication and influencing skills adaptable to both technical and non-technical audiences, including global senior business leaders and functional managers
  • Excellence in managing time and resources to drive projects to successful conclusions
  • Comfortable working on multiple large projects, given fast-changing priorities
  • 0-1 years) experience across a variety of business topics (e.g., strategy, organization, operations, finance, technology)

Junior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a junior scientist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for junior scientist
  • Ensure implementation of corporate and client safety programs on all projects
  • Unsupervised performance of field assignments as authorized by Project Managers and Team Leads
  • Be responsible for conceptual and hands-on laboratory activities including scientific planning, design and execution of in vitro experiments for the assessment of drug induced, immune mediated organ toxicities and elucidation of mode of action
  • Collaborate with and supervise research associates
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team in close collaboration with internal customers and stakeholders, liaise with team, group leader, project managers and experts in disease areas and functions across pRED (Pharma Research and Early Development)
  • Preparation of Emission Summary and Dispersion Modelling Reports for ECA Applications
  • Handling EASR Registrations
  • Air dispersion modelling using Reg
  • Coordinate and implement field work to conduct air sampling and noise measurements
  • Evaluation of ambient background sound levels
Qualifications for junior scientist
  • A university degree or college diploma in Environmental Engineering or Science or related field (preferred)
  • Previous environmental site assessment experience (soil and groundwater sampling, Phase 1 and 2 environmental site assessments, site remediation) is an asset
  • A strong desire to work as part of a team that is committed to protecting the health and safety of project participants
  • Must be able to lift sample coolers and other equipment up to 50-60 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract
  • BS in engineering, environmental science, biology, or related discipline

Junior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a junior scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for junior scientist
  • Preparation of Acoustic Assessment Reports and Acoustic Audits
  • Assist with the design of emission controls
  • Estimation of GHG emissions and/or verification of GHG reports
  • Assist with the design of noise abatement such as silencers, barriers and wall treatment
  • Aid senior staff in technical research
  • Producing CMRE deliverables, conference and journal papers, or internal reports
  • Construction monitoring and inspections – both environmental and health and safety
  • Maintain positive working relationships with client contacts, suppliers, contractors, local stakeholders, and external agencies
  • Be the team’s modelling expert and help guide the group toward becoming a world-class analytics function
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive analytical models to solve real business problems
Qualifications for junior scientist
  • Recent grad to 2 years of field experience conducting biological data collection and GPS data collection
  • Experience assisting clients in obtaining multi-media permits and approvals for new or expanded facilities a plus
  • High degree of technical competence and knowledge of environmental regulations and policies
  • Masters level in Aquatic Biology or similar discipline
  • CABIN certified (asset)
  • Strong statistical skills using the open source program R (asset)

Junior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a junior scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for junior scientist
  • You will also support both the promotion of existing products and the roll-out of new products once commercially launched to accelerate the adoption of these new products by customers
  • Interact with external customer base
  • European and Regional travel including periodic working at customer location is expected
  • Collaborate with Marketing to generate and update new products, customer presentations and selling tools
  • Execute site-specific field data collection for the Environmental Group (contaminated sites division) across various regions of BC
  • Travel throughout the province (for short periods of time typically)
  • Possess the ability to work in teams and independently
  • Evaluation and optimization of remediation processes and finalizing reports and other work products
  • Evaluation of energy usage and greenhouse gas production created by environmental cleanup processes
  • Compiling and managing large data sets
Qualifications for junior scientist
  • Prior experience in environmental consulting or government and the mining sector (asset)
  • Experience working in marine environment or in other disciplines (hydrology, atmospherics, toxicology, wildlife) is an asset
  • Positive, hard-working personality who is a problem-solver and enjoys working in a team-friendly, collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of United States Air Force or other DoD organizations
  • Working knowledge of CERCLA, TRRP, RCRA, 40 CFR 112, Title V permitting, CAA, CWA
  • Ability to obtain a Federal Security Clearance required

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