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Scientist – II (Associate) – PA/NJ Only

  • Location: West Point, PA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #36988

Our top pharmaceutical client is looking for a Scientist II.

Responsibilities:
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Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors degree or Masters degree in Biology, Pharmacology, or other related discipline.

Experience:
2-5 years of experience in the lab, preferably in an industrial setting.

Candidates will have experience in developing and executing cell-based assays utilizing multiple assay formats such as immunoassay, Western blot, real-time quantitative qPCR, and immunofluorescence techniques. Previous mammalian cell culture experience is required.
He or she must also be familiar with molecular biology techniques (transfection, RNA and protein extraction) and willing to work in a BSL2 setting. Knowledge of Neuroscience (Parkinsons disease and Alzheimers disease) with focus in lysosomal biology are also preferred. Experience with curve fitting data analysis software (GraphPad Prism) and Electronic Lab Notebooks are desired.

 

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