Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

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Senior scientist, / senior / scientist provides cell biology and high-content data analysis subject matter expertise and guidance to cross-functional teams evaluating a diverse array of cell therapy engineering challenges.

Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Develops knowledge of BDB Cell Analysis products through training, use and competitor analysis
Set up and validate new analytical procedures or related processes used by the department
Transfer of new reagent systems and assays with proper process development into Operations
Investigates and supports development of new methods and technologies
Prepares protocols, technical reports, and summaries
Tabulates and analyzes experimental data of moderate to high complexity
Presents data at group meetings and Technical Reviews
May serve as the technical lead scientist on a project
Continues pursuit of cell analysis knowledge through seminars and webinars
May provide training and mentoring to junior staff

Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist

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

Education for Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist

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

Skills for Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist

Desired skills for senior scientist, / senior / scientist include:

General chemistry and separation science
Creating and using project management tools
NATO responsibilities and organization
Molecular biology
Biochemistry
FT-IR
GC
Excel
Commercial environment
Gained in an diagnostic

Desired experience for senior scientist, / senior / scientist includes:

Liaise with discovery biologists, bioanalytical scientists, non-clinical and clinical teams, external collaborators to set biomarker goals/expectations and implement innovative techniques to identify and validate biomarkers of different purposes (e.g., target engagement, mechanism of drug action, pharmacodynamics, proof of concept, etc)
Experience with regulated bioanalysis of gene therapeutics, such as RT-PCR
Write and review assay validation and bioanalytical reports and provide training and mentorship to internal staff
Good communication skills including ability to write concise, informative reports and verbally present complex technical information and unarticulated consumer needs to non-technical audiences
Bachelor’s degree required (M.S
Industry experience designing and developing quantitative molecular assays and calibrators/controls is highly desired

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Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior 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 senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Identifying, characterizing and creating new composite solutions such as those common to processing by prepreg, RTM resin infusion, pultrusion, filament winding
  • Material and formulation characterization for fundamental properties and processing requirements
  • Providing collaborative expertise to product development and technical service groups to conduct composite fabrication from matrix resins systems
  • Interpretation of customer specific requirements and industry standards for material testing and qualification
  • Customer visit and audit support for major customer qualification and testing as needed
  • Assist and train technical personnel in various test methods
  • Incumbent is the product development manager for plant health products supporting the North American Consumer business and the Professional Green business
  • Incumbent provides global technical direction and leadership to these business units regarding new plant health projects and provides technical expertise in plant physiology for existing products
  • Leads the planning and implementation of global plant health/protection program focus within a global spectrum for new product registration and marketing strategies to expand product sales into the Green professional and markets
  • Leads the Global stewardship of products based on Indaziflam for the T&O markets
Qualifications for senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Familiarity with operation of routine and specialized laboratory instruments including flow cytometer
  • Good understanding of biostatistics and statistical analysis methods
  • At least 5 years of experience with various aspects of manufacturing in a relevant operational or technical support environment (experience with technology transfer, quality systems, costs of goods assessment, unit operation expertise, connecting material attributes with product performance)
  • Strong expertise in troubleshooting
  • Able to communicate at various levels with professionals with different expertise
  • Experience with Lean/Six-Sigma methodologies highly desirable (Green belt level or higher)
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Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior 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 senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • With minimal supervision provides analytical development support for formulation development products at the laboratory and pilot plant scale under supervision of other scientists in the department
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of identifiable factors
  • With minimal supervision determine general development approaches to be utilized for assigned projects, then plans and executes development work independently with minimal supervision
  • Coordinate activities with FR&D, Pilot Plant, QC, QA, and other groups to ensure project requirements are met
  • Keep abreast of scientific literature that may have relevance to PTSC technologies
  • Works with a development group to develop and/or test breadboard designs
  • Collaboratively performs testing on prototype instruments and execute subsequent formal validations
  • Prepares procedures, write technical reports, publish research papers, and make recommendations based on their research findings
  • Innovates novel concepts, approaches, and solutions for addressing clinical microbiology needs
  • Conceives of and documents intellectual property within the scope of the role
Qualifications for senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a biological science discipline
  • Propose and define new and compelling projects that investigate the potential and demonstrate the promise of invented tools and approaches
  • Communicate progress, results, challenges and opportunities to management and technical leadership across Agilent, to selected external organizations, including collaborators, and, when appropriate, to the general scientific community via presentations at scientific conferences and in peer-reviewed publications
  • 8+ years industry or post-graduate experience
  • Technical leadership experience, demonstrated ability to define new projects
  • Track record of excellence in innovation and scientific contribution as shown by peer-reviewed journal publications, patent applications or equivalent
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Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

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Our company is hiring for a senior 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 senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Provide scientific and technical leadership within Biologics to resolve analytical challenges in a timely fashion, including research and development of new methodologies in study conduct
  • Perform visual verification of Inspected Units rejects and select and analyze laboratory samples
  • Maintain the Particle Reject Standards and Samples for all products lines
  • Review and Approve Particle Analysis Group Data
  • Review and Approve Particle Analysis Group Investigation Reports
  • Coordinate with the LIMS team for Particle Analysis Group Sample Submissions
  • Prepare CAPAs and Change Controls as required
  • Participate in Regulatory (FDA, MHRA, ANVISA) and Internal audits
  • Review visual inspection process trends and acceptance criteria
  • Maintain and report applicable department or organizational metrics pertaining to visual particle inspection results
Qualifications for senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Sampling and sample preparation methods
  • Use of classical statistical tests like ANOVA, t-tests and regression methods
  • More than 8 years experience with PhD or equivalent
  • Relevant research background in field of interest
  • Demonstrated ability to perform successful research
  • Previous publications experience
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Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

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Our company is looking to fill the role of senior 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 senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Development and qualification of separation-based analytical methods including CE-SDS, iCIEF, SEC, RP, IEX)
  • Work with our US based process development and manufacturing groups to facilitate process transfer and deliver process alignment across all scales of operation
  • Develop, improve and implement scale down models of our single use bioreactors
  • Work with our process analysis group to increase our process understanding through the integration of process analysis tools into upstream bioreactor work packages
  • Actively seek and evaluate new technologies to further exploit our single use bioreactor platform and operation
  • Be an active and adaptable member of BPR delivering prioritised milestone driven work packages while supporting wider departmental deliverables driven by portfolio demands
  • Possess excellent planning and communication skills and work with other team members to ensure the delivery of upstream work packages
  • Represent BPR in larger project driven multidisciplinary teams and at other internal and external meetings
  • Under guidance, evaluate new technologies/workflows with potential for assay and product development
  • Experimental design, execution and documentation
Qualifications for senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Ability to work under supervision to complete necessary tasks but able to work independently on some tasks from time to time
  • Constantly seeks out opportunities for achievement and advancement of both project/technical work and personal career
  • Flexibility to undertake a range of complex tasks and to work hours necessary to meet business objective
  • This Job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work expected to be performed by employees within this position
  • At least a BSc (Hons) degree in geology, geochemistry or hydrogeology
  • Successful candidate will have a demonstrated aptitude for solving problems involving biological and instrumented or automated platforms
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Senior Scientist, / Senior / Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior scientist, / senior / 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 senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Conduct in vivo experimental work in animal models of MS, EAE and other immune-driven models
  • Patent analytical methodologies when appropriate
  • Operate and maintain LC/LC-MS systems and general lab equipment while creating and maintaining records of test related activities
  • May involve line management of small teams
  • Process, isolate and characterize human hematopoietic cells from bone marrow and mobilized peripheral blood
  • Develop rapid screening methods using flow cytometric analysis and FISH assays
  • Explore different culture methods for expanding and evaluating HSCs ex vivo
  • Application of gene delivery platforms including electroporation, nanoparticles, and viral transduction
  • Evaluate diverse approaches to optimize gene transfer into primary cells, including in vitro experiments and collaborate with research groups to perform in vivo studies
  • Implement and coordinate novel strategies utilizing gene modified cells for correcting genetic diseases
Qualifications for senior scientist, / senior / scientist
  • Knowledge of clinical and/or research laboratory environment and quality control procedures
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and work to short deadlines
  • Advanced degree, preferably PhD degree with major in polymer science, organic chemistry or other chemical-related fields
  • 5 ~ 10 years’ experience in polymer modification fields in MNC company, with application experience in polysiloxane related or textile post-treatment related area is preferably
  • Strong knowledge of Epoxy and curing agent chemistry, in particular, the amine chemistry, knowledge of their applications in different areas, composite, coating, adhesive
  • Proficient in laboratory equipments operating, HSD, film applicator, impact tester, Instron

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