Scientist / Senior Scientist Job Description

Scientist / Senior Scientist Job Description

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Scientist / senior scientist provides critical knowledge in the areas of optics and detectors for applications in IR, FT-IR and UV/Vis spectroscopy.

Scientist / Senior Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Participates in training on regulatory issues affecting reagent development
Participates in Environmental Health & Safety programs
Participates in addressing corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified
Notifies supervisor of all observed unsafe work practices
Write validation/qualification protocols and data summaries
Collects and analyzes scientific data
Develop and implement double haploid techniques into client’s tobacco breeding program
Use breeding techniques to develop new tobacco breeding lines derived from Nicotiana species
Evaluate performance of breeding lines developed from the double haploi dand Nicotiana species program
Comply with all safety and quality policies and requirements

Scientist / Senior Scientist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Scientist / Senior Scientist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, SAS, HAZWOPER, DAWIA, ACE, PMP, DABT, BPI, IAT, FRM

Education for Scientist / Senior Scientist

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Employers hiring for the scientist / senior scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Chemistry, Science, Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Education, Chemical Engineering, Technical, Microbiology, Environmental Science

Skills for Scientist / Senior Scientist

Desired skills for scientist / senior scientist include:

Biopharmaceutical Testing
GC
TOC
Understanding of the science underlying the techniques and experiments
Dissolution Testing
ELISA
FT-IR
Karl Fischer
MS
UV-Vis

Desired experience for scientist / senior scientist includes:

At least 4+Years industry experience gained within an IVD development environment with increasing responsibility
Experience working with quality and regulatory requirements under which diagnostic products are developed, commercialized and supported
PhD in Food Science or related scientific field with 3-7 years of relevant experience
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Significant work in pilot plant environments
Occasional work in a plant environment

Scientist / Senior Scientist Examples

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Scientist / Senior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of scientist / senior 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 scientist / senior scientist
  • Develop, evaluate, and implement multiple novel statistical genetics algorithms, software pipelines, and predictive methods for the efficient analysis of large whole genome datasets for building DNA-based diagnostic products in livestock populations
  • Development, as a member of a team, innovative statistical approaches to build predictive equations for the genetic improvement and management of livestock
  • Evaluate strategies to incorporate DNA marker effects into livestock genetic evaluation systems and summarize, document, and publish genomics prediction results lead the team in the proposal and implementation of scientific and technological developments in statistical modeling applications for livestock production systems
  • Demonstrate willingness to incorporate new knowledge into projects and strategies to create robust and value-based products
  • Supervises scientific personnel working on global idea generation and proof of concept
  • Leads a team of biologists including advanced stage postdoctoral assistants in close cooperation with our University multi-disciplinary partners and co-operators particularly at major global universities, and provides technical support and assistance to the University program of research and translates findings into new product concepts for the entire T&O portfolio
  • Maintains a corporate-wide reputation as an authority in the field of turf, tree and ornamental plants sciences, and establish a national/international reputation in scientific disciplines and/or markets within precision managed ecosystems
  • Seeks a high profile and provides an expert role in technical and professional forums and meetings to maintain scientific proficiency, awareness, professional aptitude, and good interpersonal relationships with internal teams, government regulators, university and private consultants and other key influencers, in the wide area of disciplines also on a global basis
  • Provides technical product leadership and conducts training seminars and live scientific demonstrations overcoming complexity for Marketing and Sales groups to establish or enhance correct positioning of product(s) for maximum market penetration and protection of market share worldwide
  • Responsible for identifying, collating, and reducing to practice innovative product concepts, through interaction with biological development teams, technical sales teams, development Americas, university researchers, and literature reviews
Qualifications for scientist / senior scientist
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, molecular, or cell biology (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • At least two years in cGMP biopharmaceutical industry
  • Three years of experience in cell culture & virology and/or protein purification
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science or Mechanical/Polymer Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years industrial research experience in testing matrix systems required
  • Thermoset experience preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a scientist / senior scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for scientist / senior scientist
  • Participates in and contribute to other programs in the business as requested
  • Assist with optimizing and improving flow cytometry operations
  • Perform routine technical troubleshooting of flow cytometry instruments and assays
  • Perform bench work and routine gating for operational support
  • Performs data analysis and reporting of flow cytometry clinical samples across a variety of cytometry assays
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership and support for flow cytometry operations for assay/result troubleshooting
  • Reviews and documents the results of technology transfers and process improvement validations
  • Investigate and resolve operational and quality issues within the flow cytometry department
  • Write and review standard operating procedures and policies for the department
  • Assist in the qualification and validation of new or repaired instruments
Qualifications for scientist / senior scientist
  • Expertise in machine learning
  • Expertise with non-SQL databases on structured and un-structured data
  • Expertise in a variety of different languages and tools, including object-oriented programming languages such as Java, C# or C++
  • Demonstrated excellence in working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Good understanding of Agilent instrumentation
  • Good conceptual understanding of genomics, proteomics, molecular biology, and common biological techniques such as next-generation sequencing
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Scientist / Senior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of scientist / senior scientist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for scientist / senior scientist
  • Represent department in Project Team meetings
  • Interact with Project Teams and cross-functional groups as required
  • Develop and manage the research collaboration with your academic partner
  • Define and execute research projects with your academic partner to generate scientific results that are relevant for the academic and industrial partnership
  • Triage customer issues and help determine if performance is hardware, software, assay, and/or user dependent
  • Provide guidance and advanced user training on best-practice methods for designing and optimizing multiplex (realtime) PCR and RT-PCR, identifying critical assay parameters, and troubleshooting unexpected results
  • Collect, record, report and present results to peers and supervisor/manager either orally and in writing
  • Work with the Partner Program Director and the Business Development function to engage potential new IVD partners and ensure that agreed upon project technical objectives are achieved
  • Work closely with MAX product development teams to provide voice of customer and assist with new applications development
  • Position involves domestic and international travel (estimated up to 25%)
Qualifications for scientist / senior scientist
  • Act as Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) study director or principal investigator for all studies, including non-guideline investigative studies with a focus on field studies.Lead the internal study design process and ensure compliance with regulatory standards
  • Perform environmental and dietary field studies as required by BCS Environmental Safety (EnSa) management, including studies that require substantial time in the field
  • Accurately assess and forecast the time and resources needed to complete assigned studies and projects.Anticipate changes in project costsbased on interpretation of current results.Alert cost center and project management of significant departures (current or anticipated) from agreed forecasts
  • Maintain awareness of new developments in areas of expertise.Make recommendations as to their adoption into Environmental Safety (EnSa) programs as appropriate and lead the implementation of selected initiatives
  • May independently plan and direct the work of a group of scientists/technicians performing multiple complex tasks, including mentoring junior staff in designing suitable studies.Coordinate and review work of external contractors.Provide guidance and support to other study participants taking overall responsibility for the successful and timely completion of projects
  • Evaluate data and prepare reports for submission to regulatory authorities ensuring that the study meets the required business objective.Tailor the report presentation to address a specific regulatory concern.Communicate intensively with members of the appropriate project/asset teams to ensure that work in progress remains aligned with the regulatory strategy for the product under development
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a scientist / senior scientist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for scientist / senior scientist
  • Developing downstream processes for various biomolecules
  • Scale-up of downstream processes and operation of large scale bioprocess equipment
  • Act as project leader of process development projects
  • Conduct independent scientific application work on key projects (Monoclonal Antibodies (MAb's), vaccines, recombinant proteins, plasma fractionation)
  • Designing, developing and delivering training courses for customers, theoretical practical, in the field of biomanufacturing
  • Occasional international travel may occur
  • All Outsourcing Activities including budget tracking
  • Serving as a leader and/or member of both internal and external cross-functional project teams as needed
  • Provide insights/expertise to the design and implementation of antibody/protein based discovery strategies for the identification and validation of therapeutics
  • May lead scientifically on cross functional assignments
Qualifications for scientist / senior scientist
  • Hands on experience with analytical equipment such as DSC, DMA, TGA, HPLC, IR, etc
  • Experience with data storage, processing and analysis is desirable
  • An aptitude for creative approaches to solving biomechanical problems is desired
  • Excellent hands-on knowledge of data handling packages (SPLUS / R / SAS) is required
  • Proficient hands-on knowledge of Nonlinear Mixed effect modeling software packages is required
  • A fundamental understanding of clinical drug development is required
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Scientist / Senior Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of scientist / senior scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for scientist / senior scientist
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to assist in the development of tightly integrated LC/MS solutions
  • Analyze data and report to multidisciplinary groups
  • Review Clinical Study Protocols to determine the correct test mix for the study
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other departments such as Project Services and Sales to address client requests and concerns
  • Serve as Scientific Support Team (SST) lead in specific area(s) of specialization by providing consultation to SST members and managing communications with Scientific Directors, Project Managers, and Sales and Business Development
  • Assist in training junior SST members in Scientific Support processes and procedures
  • Develop a good understanding of Q2 Solutions business and build relationships with clinical scientists at other sites, particularly, Valencia, Edinburgh and Hounslow (UK)
  • Assist Scientific Support Managers in preparation for presentations to internal and external customers
  • Meet regularly with Director, Scientific Support and when required other senior managers to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues
  • Lead by example in facilitating a unified SST culture of collaboration, cooperation, and sharing of information
Qualifications for scientist / senior scientist
  • General knowledge of cell biology, biochemistry, cell-therapy, stem cell, or a related discipline
  • Ability to self-manage work programs under general direction from line manager and communicate widely and efficiently within the team
  • Ability to have good interface with customers for problem solving and explore new opportunities through lab project
  • Ability to work as part of a high-energy team with members of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of the organization as a member of the technical team
  • Proficient of both English and Mandarin

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