Scientist

Location
San Francisco Greater Bay Area, East Bay
Posted
Feb 01, 2019
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Scientist to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.

 

Scientist

SUMMARY:

Support research and development studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and execute experiments, either independently or as a team member
  • Some of the work may support product claims and regulatory submissions
  • Work with various pathogenic bacteria using appropriate precautions
  • Prepare and manipulate various blood products, including plasma, platelets and red blood cells
  • Initiate, grow and maintain various bacteria
  • Develop and optimize bacterial stock growth
  • Develop, optimize and qualify or validate bacterial assays
  • Perform and appropriately document GLP and notebook studies
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results
  • Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses
  • Analyze data and results for research experiments as well as GLP studies
  • Prepare final reports, study plans, etc., necessary for multiple projects
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of experimental results in internal or public forums
  • Perform as subject matter expert in general bacteriology
  • Contribute to/author regulatory submissions and scientific journal articles
  • Manage bacteriology laboratory including direct supervision of a small staff
  • Design, initiate and manage off-site studies
  • Perform other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • PhD in a bacteriology-related discipline preferred with at least 2 years relevant post doc experience; or MS/MA in a microbiology-related discipline with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; BA/BS required with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, carry out and complete research and/or development projects
  • Experience in developing new methodology and techniques
  • Experience working with pathogenic organisms
  • Demonstrated experience with bacterial assays for viability determination and enumeration, experience with a wide range of bacteria
  • Experience with PCR and other amplification techniques
  • Experience with cell, or molecular biology
  • Experience developing immunoassays, ELISpot and/or ELISA
  • Experience with cell culture, including stock preparation and repository maintenance
  • Exposure to identification of bacterial morphology
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy