Assayer Job Description Sample
Position: Senior Assayer
Location: Coeur Silvertip Mining Operation, British Columbia, Canada
Department: Mill Operations
Reports to: Chief Metallurgist
Reports: Junior Assayers, bucking room operators, mill samplers;
Operating in a Northern British Columbia mining environment on a two week in/two week out shift rotation, the senior assayer is an integral part of the milling operation at the Silvertip Mine. Solid work ethics, regular attendance, and punctuality are essential requirements for this position.
As a senior assayer, you will be responsible for all wet-lab activities from sample preparation through to, carbon sulphur analysing, atomic absorption and titration. In addition, this position also requires that training records, standard operating procedures, safety, and quality systems are maintained. Depending upon work load, you may also be called upon to assist with sample preparation.
Maintain knowledge and understanding, and follow all safety policies and procedures affecting the Laboratory Operation;
Practice safe work habits and support a safety culture through participation in daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings;
Identify and address unsafe conditions or hazards in the workplace;
Update and maintain safety systems and procedure in the laboratory spaces;
Responsible for the health and safety of others working in the lab and bucking areas;
Responsible for the operation and upkeep of the fume and dust removal systems;
Support fellow employees ensuring all follow safe processes.
Ensure that in all aspects of the operation, environmental policies and practices are followed keeping the preservation of the natural environment a priority;
Responsible for the upkeep of the fume and dust removal systems;
Ensure proper disposal of reagents as outlined by the MEM and site requirements.
Equipment Operation and Reporting
Operation of scales, fume-hoods, atomic absorption units, carbon Sulphur analyzer, crushers, pulverizers, splitters, etc.;
Development appropriate industry standards and instructional references for assay staff;
Directs the pre-operational checks, and coordinate repair/maintenance requirements, and operate equipment according to Safe Operating Procedures;
Research and implement new technology as available to increase effectiveness and efficiency of assay operations;
Monitor equipment and processes and ensure equipment deficiencies and operational issues are reported clearly;
Maintain laboratory inventory and place orders as required;
Conduct troubleshooting activities when problems arise.
Responsible for all the QAQC systems as outlined in the lab;
Assist in the advancement and development of all methods used on site to improve QAQC;
Maintain the necessary tracking of control standards using Schewhart Control diagrams;
Maintain the tracking and quality requirements for all ML/ARD & NPR reporting as required for the MEM & MOE.
Establish and maintain two-way communication channels with employees under supervision, between cross shift supervisors, with metallurgy, geology, and operations to achieve an effective working relationship;
Participate in training on other Milling functions to support operating needs during employee absences and provide for progression opportunities;
Adhere to the expectations and principles derived from the Cross-Cultural Training program;
Provides training and development for assay lab employees in all aspects of lab functions and duties.
Ensure housekeeping and cleanliness in all work areas are kept to the highest standards.
Five (5) years of experience in a base metal assay lab, and hold a BCIT Assayer's Certificate or equivalent education;
Two to Three (2 to 3) years of supervision experience;
Valid driver's license;
Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.
Strong working knowledge of Canadian Federal and Provincial mining and safety
legislation and regulations;
The ability to work in area with extreme weather conditions;
Strong expertise/knowledge of mineral processing and extraction;
Effective organizational and time management skills;
Advanced chemistry and analytical skills;
Supervision and Leadership;
Advanced Computer skills;
Advanced communication and problem-solving skills;
Integrity, Honesty, Ethics;
Ability to recognize unsafe conditions or hazards in an industrial workplace;
Ability to apply logical thinking to solve problems and troubleshoot.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as required to meet business needs.
Clinical Oncology Assay Specialist - Central Region & CAN
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Indianapolis|US - Michigan
Detroit|US - Ohio
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, and you'll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you'll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Life Sciences Group
Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Division
Clinical Oncology Assay Sales Specialist
This is a field based position covering Canada, Michigan, Ohio and Indiana for a Clinical Oncology Assay Sales professional with extensive experience and a proven track record in Clinical/Life Sciences Sales. The candidate will be responsible for achieving and exceeding the assigned territory sales plan and must have a strong technical acumen in the areas of Next Generation Sequencing and advanced molecular technologies in the clinical market, to drive assay implementation at a defined list of clinical oncology accounts.
The Clinical Oncology Assay Sales Specialist must demonstrate deep technical credibility to effectively consult with customers and prospects to influence key decisions on technology and product choices and to manage internal resources and their deployment for successful assay implementation. Strong business acumen is also required to translate successful account strategy into business results.
Scientific Consulting Acumen- Demonstrates deep technical ability to consult with customers on their testing needs to maximize technology utilization and promote current advances in protocols, assays and capabilities. Understands and navigates competitive offerings to best position solutions.
Consumable Sales Acumen- Successfully maintains current run rate business and drives new assay implementation at a defined list of clinical oncology accounts. Consult with customers to build relationships and focus on project needs and workflows to maximize consumable usage.
Business Acumen- Commitment to rigorous territory planning, market knowledge, both accurate and timely forecasting- for both run rate and big deal/project based instrument and assay orders.
Team Work- Successful experience working in a team environment.
Develops and manages a business plan to meet or exceed business goals agreed upon with Thermo Fisher Scientific commercial management for the territory.
Effectively competes to win projects vs. competitors. Successfully position our solutions to address performance, workflow and budget.
Manage clinical lab assay utilization. Drive additional assay utilization across your accounts and target new customers and customers not using our instruments and assays. Identify the applications, assays and protocols available and convert the business.
Minimum Qualifications (must have)
BA/BS or MS degree in Life Sciences, PhD preferred
5+ years of Sales Experience in Clinical/Life Science with consistent achievement of sales goals
Experience in Executive-Level Customer Engagement
Experience in Next-Generation Sequencing, Capillary Electrophoresis (Sanger) Sequencing, Microarray and qPCR/digital PCR
Understanding of healthcare industry standards, reimbursement, guidelines, and environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Highly motivated and accepts a challenging and exciting work environment
Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
Outstanding customer advocacy skills
Highly adaptable and independent
Ability and willingness to travel ~50%
Fluent English- oral and written. Additional language skills are welcome.
Territory: Canada, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana
Computer and internet knowledge. Use of remote sales skills.
Valid driving license
Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)
Clinical Laboratory Management Experience
Clinical Laboratory Certification
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Process Development Downstream & Assay Leader
This role is a critical member of the Process Development Leadership team. The PD Downstream & Assay Leader will direct, lead and manage the development of industry scale downstream purification processes for Spark's purification platforms. This includes, but is not limited to, all the serotypes of recombinant adeno-associated viral vectors (rAAV) from bench research to full scale cGMP manufacture. She/he is responsible for the successful transfer of the developed downstream process to Spark's cGMP internal manufacturing operations group and externally to collaborators/contactors.
In addition, the Process Development Downstream & Assay Leader will direct, lead and manage the analytical team to deliver reliable analytical data of various assays across the Process Development function.
Responsibilites include the following:
Applies QbD principles and scientific knowledge to develop efficient, robust and scalable rAAV purification processes for cGMP manufacture, including any serotypes of rAAV vectors Spark is interested in working on. Proves and demonstrates process scalabilities and achieves high vector recovery, high vector potency and high vector purities through the purification process. Ensures timely completion and successful development and transfer of the downstream purification process to either internal or external manufacturing partners.
Provides technical expertise for downstream process development, scaling up and technical transfer, including good knowledge of instruments of downstream process. Ensures the downstream process developed and instruments used are suitable for cGMP operation.
Leads and manages PD assay team to deliver reliable analytical data to support PD upstream, downstream and PCO needs of analytical work, including various assays. Provides scientific expertise and advises on the design and execution of analytical work and troubleshoots experimental issues.
Champions all safety aspects in the Process Development downstream and assay labs.
Oversees Process Development Downstream performance designs and develops downstream purification process for all rAAV serotypes Spark is interested in.
Leads team of Downstream scientists in the design and execution of experiments, including hands-on bench work if needed. Leads data analysis and troubleshooting. Writes, reviews and finalizes downstream technical reports. Oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of vivarium.
Oversees the Process Development Assay team. Prioritizes assay projects to support across all Process Development functions. Provides scientific and technical guidance for all PD assay related tasks and troubleshooting for assay related issues. Writes, reviews and finalizes PD assay protocols.
Leads the technical transfer of newly developed downstream purification processes to cGMP manufacturing operations, internally and externally. Prepares technical transfer related documents, works together with other PD and Manufacturing teams to ensure smooth and successful technical transfers. Troubleshoots cGMP downstream process related operation issues.
Advises Head of Process Development and senior management on goals and project direction.
Designs strategies to characterize and validate newly developed downstream processes, leads the execution of downstream process validation projects. Writes downstream process validation reports.
Participates in the design of Spark new facilities, including cGMP manufacturing facilities and PD labs. Identifies and brings in appropriate instruments for PD downstream and assay operations, ensures professional, safe and efficient lab working environments.
Develops and implements Spark culture in PD day by day operation. Lead the PD downstream and assay teams and develop the team members; manage team operation, recognize achievement, inspires and provide constructive feedback. Work with PD seniors personals to ensure department goals and objectives are met and aligned to company goals and objective. Provide advices to PD head about PD operation.
Robust understanding of FDA and EMEA regulatory requirements associated with process validation and viral clearance for biologic products.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated capacity to juggle multiple competing tasks and prioritize accordingly to meet program timelines.
Uses extensive project leadership experience to drive the planning and management of risks, priorities and contingencies.
Team work a must.
Must be comfortable in the fast-paced, biotech start-up environment and interact with multi-disciplinary research teams at Spark.
Ph.D. in bioscience or bioprocess related fields required, rAAV related working experience preferred.
Minimum 15 years of biotech process development working experience required.
Must have previous experience managing and leading teams.
Excellent working knowledge of cGMP manufacturing, and working experience on process validation preferred.
Highly knowledgeable in downstream process development and analytical work is required; with a proven record of success working on the development of large scale purification process of large biomolecules, including protein, mAbs and viral vectors preferred.
In-depth knowledge of scale-up principles, scale-down models, tech transfer concepts, and process characterization and validation is a must. Must be able to identify, investigation and solve process and equipment problems.
Strong downstream purification working experiences, familiar with all essential downstream process development techniques. Working knowledge and skills for viral vector production is a plus. Deep knowledge and broad working experience on biotech analytical work and technologies.
WHO WE ARE:
Transforming Patient's Lives. Spark Therapeutics is a pioneering gene therapy leader transforming the lives of patients suffering from debilitating genetic diseases by developing one-time, life-altering treatments. We are embarking on our goal to deliver the first approved gene therapy product in the US for genetic blinding conditions and have a product pipeline addressing other unmet rare genetic diseases. We have an entrepreneurial culture and are looking for talented and passionate professionals who are committed and motivated to making a difference in the lives of our patients. If you share our passion for excellence and are looking for a dynamic work environment that fosters creativity, scientific innovation and team collaboration, you may be a great fit for our team.
Senior Scientist / Scientist - Assay Development (Sequenom)
Location San Diego, California Job ID 18-78285 Date posted 03/15/2018
Sequenom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is a CAP accredited and CLIA-certified molecular diagnostics laboratory, dedicated to the development and commercialization of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) for prenatal conditions, cancer, and other diseases.
As a member of the R&D Diagnostic Development team, the Senior Scientist will lead laboratory initiatives with responsibilities including the planning, execution, and analysis of assay development projects with a particular focus on innovative and challenging programs like liquid biopsy. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry as well as a proven track record in development of novel nucleic acid detection assays. Experience with the analysis of complex genomic data, in particular NGS and/or microarray data, is preferred. Understanding of the biology of cancer as well as the challenges and limitations of low frequency variant detection is a plus. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic R&D team and have the opportunity to participate in novel technology development.
Design assays and experiments, execute experimental protocols, and analyze data for review
Contribute to the team focusing on liquid biopsy and other molecular diagnostic assay development
Develop next generation sequencing assays and perform data analysis/interpretation
Develop target enrichment approaches utilizing multiplex PCR and/or capture methods
Conceive and design model systems for proof-of-concept studies
Design and execute appropriate analytical verification studies
Document all work in the form of laboratory notebook, study reports, summary reports and presentations
Perform data analysis with graphical representations of findings using appropriate software (R, Excel, JMP)
Present data clearly and concisely at departmental meetings and project meetings
Participate and present findings at conferences
Publish scientifically relevant data in peer reviewed journals
Participate in the development of patent applications, if applicable
Independently and/or collaboratively conceive, initiate, and apply for the acceptance of new projects
PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetics or related field and 5-10 years' industrial experience in an applied research and/or development environment (postdoctoral work may serve as experience)
Experience with creation and optimization of next generation sequencing-based assays
Experience with targeted NGS enrichment technologies
Experience with oncology, prenatal, and/or infectious disease assay development preferred.
Strong background in experimental design and assay optimization.
Strong background in data analysis using statistical software packages including R or JMP
Project and resource management experience a plus
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Sr. Scientist, High Content Imaging, Pharmacology
A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.
All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.
The Primary Pharmacology Group is looking for a talented High Content Imaging and Flow Cytometry Scientist. This highly motivated technology expert and deep-thinking biologist will be an integral member of the High Content Screening team, which supports programs across multiple therapeutic areas with a focus on Oncology support. The successful candidate will play a leading role in developing and validating robust high content and phenotypic assays using physiologically relevant disease models. In this role, the candidate will creatively and independently tackle complex scientific challenges in collaboration with multiple complementary disciplines such as disease biology, pharmacology, proteomics, metabolomics, functional genomics, computational sciences and medicinal chemistry.
The Primary Pharmacology group offers an exciting, fast-paced, supportive environment for colleagues, and fosters a culture encouraging openness, innovation and ownership of our science. We aim to provide continual scientific and growth opportunities for personal development commensurate with a colleague's goals and experience.
The successful candidate will join a team of scientists within the Primary Pharmacology Group which is focused on the design, development, optimization and execution of in vitro plate-based screening strategies supporting early Research Unit portfolios.
The successful candidate will be a member of a laboratory with other lab scientists focused on high content phenotypic assay development by executing single cell image analysis and high throughput flow cytometry assays supporting the portfolios of multiple therapeutic areas and scientific initiatives. He/she will design, validate and deliver high quality in vitro screening data from high content imaging and flow cytometry based pharmacology screens to drive lead series identification, optimization and drug candidate selection. He/she may also provide oversight and take accountability for the delivery of high content pharmacology data provided by external Contract Research Organizations.
He/she will be asked to bring strategic insight into the screen design, ensuring robust decision-making that is appropriate for the biological challenges of phenotypic assays and enables the investigation of molecular mechanisms of actions. He/she will serve as a project point of contact for the drug discovery project teams.
Applicants must have a strong scientific background in high content cell biology, computational image analysis and drug discovery data knowledge. The candidate will possess strong collaborative and written/verbal communication skills and a positive attitude to interact with multiple partners (e.g. therapeutic area teams, Chemistry and Biology leads, ADME and Safety lines and Outsourcing vendors). He/she should demonstrate personal leadership within the group, scientific leadership both at the bench and at computational data analysis, and be adept at multi-tasking. He/she will be expected to mentor more junior scientists in the group to drive team success.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
Be an expert in high content imaging and flow cytometry in vitro assay execution and data analysis
Develop and perform image-based fluorescence microscopy or flow cytometry cellular assays in support of phenotypic screening, target identification and validation.
Develop/utilize image-analysis algorithms
Have experience using High Content Imaging platforms (InCell 6000, Opera Phenix, Cellomics…) and Flow cytometry platforms (Aria, MacsQuant, Intellicyt…)
Have experience with physiologically relevant cell based assay formats (IPS cells, human primary cells, 3D culture and microfluidic platforms)
Have experience using high content 384/1536 plate based platforms and possibly high throughput flow cytometry.
Be skilled in assay development and optimization of high content imaging and flow cytometry assays and familiar with the use of robotics and automation in the performance of screening
Be proficient in computational image analysis and automated data management to apply appropriate software to specific needs (Columbus, Forecyt, Volocity, High Content Profiler, ABase, GeneData Screener…)
Possesses excellent writing and communication skills and works with partners to achieve objectives
Contribute to and lead local and global projects for High content phenotypic screening and proactively respond to project team needs to support molecular mechanism of action identification
Serve as a resource for biological and drug discovery high content screening expertise
Support collaborative scientific initiatives within and across partner lines as appropriate
Build and maintain a 'cutting edge' awareness of new technology advances (cytof, NanoSIM, super Resolution…), computational modeling system developments, and scientific knowledge in the field
Mentor and develop less experienced staff to drive team success
Adopt a Continuous Improvement mindset to improve quality, efficiency and/or cost of processes
Promote Pfizer High Content phenotypic screening capabilities and reputation through external publications and presentations.
Maintain up to date electronic laboratory notebooks and records in accordance with Pfizer policy.
Comply with all safety training and good laboratory practices.
Additional role attributes:-
Contributes to achievement of goals at the work group/ project team level as a full team participant and influences work at this level. Decisions frequently impact whole work group/project team
Recognized as a technical expert with growing scientific contributions and acts as a resource within own work group/project team. Provides formal/informal mentoring within work group/project team
Makes decisions that require choosing between multiple options or may develop new options to resolve moderately complex problems
Manages own time to meet agreed targets; develops plans for short-term work activities on own projects (timelines, work plans, deliverables)
Works under limited supervision with periodic review of achievement of results and methods used
This laboratory scientist will provide high quality in vitro plate-based high content imaging data to project teams to enable rapid decision making in support of the Worldwide Research and Development portfolio.
This scientist will play a key role in developing, optimizing and validating in vitro high content imaging assays using physiologically relevant assay systems.
This scientist will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge science using novel technologies.
This scientist will partner with Research Unit Biologists, Chemistry, Contract Research Organizations, to deliver on the portfolio.
Collaborate with Oncology project teams to develop and validate high content imaging and high throughput flow cytometry plate based assays for phenotypic screens and target based projects
Proactively investigate new assay formats and multivariate analysis to elucidate molecular mechanism of action
Develop and implement automated image analysis algorithms and data extrapolation processes to decipher subtle phenotypic signatures in physiologically relevant disease models and tumor models
Mentor and inspire less experienced colleagues within same team and across the Primary Pharmacology Group to be perceived rapidly as a go-to person
Explore and implement cutting edge high content technologies to increase assay format capabilities, improve phenotypic assay read-outs and advance high content data mining.
Promote Pfizer high content phenotypic screening capabilities and reputation through external publications and presentations.
Minimum qualification PhD or equivalent with 4+ years of relevant experience to drug discovery in cellular assays, high-content screening and pharmacology OR MSc with 10+ years of industry experience.
Prior experience in a laboratory working as part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on the discovery of novel therapeutic agents.
Experience with in vitro high content phenotypic assays, data analysis, QC, and visualization
Cell biology and physiologically relevant cell based assay experience essential
Experience with troubleshooting technical assays and protocols
Experience in designing and developing high content cell based assays and to identify opportunities for improvement in assay execution
Demonstration of excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated examples of personal and scientific leadership
Have a sustained track record of delivering high quality data meeting the needs of teams.
Experience of successfully interacting with and meeting the needs of stakeholder groups is essential as well as having a customer focus.
Experience of interacting with other groups in related areas such as material management, automation and informatics is essential.
Compliance with laboratory safety practices
Technical Skills valued
Experience with High Content Platforms such as Opera Phenix and InCell 6000
Experience with FACS acquisition and analysis using intellicyt and BD instruments
Familiar with High content analysis software such as Columbus, Cell Profiler, ImageJ and Flowjo
Expert in data management tools such as Spotfire and GeneData Screener
Experience with analyzing in vitro pharmacology data using Activity Base is a plus.
Travel is not required, however there will be opportunities to travel occasionally to Cambridge, MA to partner with Research Unit project teams and attend appropriate meetings and conferences.
At Pfizer, we believe in helping people lead healthier lives — from our customers to our colleagues. We offer a wide array of programs and plans that give our colleagues the flexibility and tools they need to get and stay healthy, both physically and financially. These include competitive compensation, generous medical, vacation and retirement benefits as well as a number of additional programs.
Pfizer colleagues have many perspectives, many backgrounds and many strengths. But we share one goal: to make the world a healthier place. Our investment in people is a commitment to strengthen an already remarkable company.
Pfizer is a place for people who strive to learn, grow and lead.
Worldwide Research and Development at Pfizer combines research and technology units that have deep disease area expertise with partner lines that deliver cutting-edge science, generating an efficient R&;D operating model, to discover and develop innovative therapies through advancing small molecules and biotherapeutics, including vaccines.
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Assay Development Intern
Qorvo is looking for a student to work as an assay development scientist during the summer of 2018. The student in this position will be exposed to all aspects of immunodiagnostics, assay development, microfluidic cartridge and instrumentation operation.
Microfluidic cartridge assembly including biological reagents.
Perform assay verification including limit of detection, level of quantitation
Assist experienced engineers in RF test, measurement, and data analysis
Currently enrolled in BS /MS.
Student must have completed some biochemistry coarse work
Self-Starter with good communication skills.
Must have a 3.0 GPA or Higher.
Please Note: Because this position is located at a site where we have contracts with the US government, qualified candidates must have US Worker status. This usually means they are a US citizen or hold a green card. Students on visas such as F-1 or J-1 do not qualify. If you hold one of these visas, we encourage you to apply to any of our other qualifying positions.
NOTE: Because this is a student internship, candidate must be a currently enrolled student in a degree-seeking accredited program.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO:
We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.
Experience Level Internship Job Type Intern Location MN - Plymouth
Assay Development Scientist, Protein Biochemistry
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.
The Scientist position in Protein Biochemistry will be responsible for the development of Host Cell Protein (HCP) detection and quantitation assays. Host Cell Proteins (HCP) and process related contaminants are biological impurities that may remain in recombinant drug products even after extensive purification. These impurities pose potential safety risks to patients resulting from their known immunogenicity effects. The proper identification and quantitation of these impurities is critical in producing a safe therapeutic.
The individual will be working on developing complex Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) and CE-western methods to support the detection and quantitation of total HCP in in-process and DS samples. The individual will work with CROs to generate relevant polyclonal antibodies (pAbs) and subsequently develop strategies for purification, modification and characterization of these pAbs. The individual will also use a variety of biochemical and biophysical methods to characterize the critical proteins that are produced to support assay development. The individual will cross functionally work to develop a robust HCP program within Regeneron.
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology or other relevant scientific field with 0-2 years of industry experience.
Technical proficiency in protein affinity purification and ELISA development is desirable.
Experience in electrophoresis/immnoblotting techniques, including 2D gels, western blots, WES and/or DIGE is preferred
A strong fundamental understanding of protein structure/function and biophysical chemistry is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Working knowledge or familiarity with HCPs and related issues will be definite plus.
This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.
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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Andrology / Hormone Assay Technician
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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Center for Reproductive Medicine, a dynamic, growing infertility practice in Ann Arbor, is seeking a full-time, experienced, highly motivated, detail-oriented hard worker for the University of Michigan Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratory.
This medical technologist will be mainly responsible for daily operations of the Andrology portion of the ART lab, including reproductive hormone testing, andrology testing and therapeutic procedures. This individual will join a team of andrologists, embryologists, and fertility healthcare providers with a longstanding track record of successful teamwork and program building. Responsibilities will include: i) participation in a robust QM/QC/QA/QI laboratory program, ii) endocrine testing, iii) andrology diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, iv) cryopreservation, and v) advanced procedures of testicular sperm process. Participation is expected in basic laboratory maintenance, safety, and application of LEAN principles and work with clinic staff to improve patient quality of care, safety, and clinic workflows. Opportunities exist to participate in translational andrology research and future cross-training in embryology. Weekend and holiday rotations are expected. This position directly reports to the Technical Supervisor/Laboratory Director.
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor's degree in biological or related sciences, has at least one-year hand-on experience in the clinical laboratory or 2-years alternative experience in human specimen handling in the research laboratory with clinic setting.
The candidates need to strictly follow the laboratory's policy and procedure.
Attention to detail and documentation, excellent communication skills and ability to work independently as well as part of the team are essential.
Evidence of participation in quality and data management is required.
Familiarity with computer programs in Microsoft Office is required, including Word and Excel.
Proven experience on all aspects of endocrine testing and andrology techniques required for human semen analysis, intrauterine insemination preparation, and cryopreservation.
This position entails some weekend and holiday work on a rotation basis with other colleagues.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Opening ID 155146
Working Title Andrology/Hormone Assay Technician
Job Title Medical Technologist
Work Location Michigan Medicine - Health Sys
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Organizational Group Um Hospital
Department UMH OB/GYN Repro Endo Tech
Posting Begin/End Date 3/13/2018 – 4/12/2018
Paid Time Off Yes
Career Interest Patient Care Services
Assay R&D Scientist Intern
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics. Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.
With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho's high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.
Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn't thought possible before.
Ortho's purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what's possible.
It's what defines them. It's the Ortho difference.
Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.
The Career Potential
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures.
As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.
Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.
It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.
Ortho is recruiting for an Assay R&D Scientist Intern. As part of a small research team that creates software enabling launch of a new technology for Immunodiagnostic and Infectious Disease Testing.
The Assay R&D Scientist Intern will be responsible for delivering user-friendly software. He or she will ensure the software meets customer requirements using existing Ortho software as a model.
Develop a user-friendly interface for fitting mathematical models used in assay development and assessing assay performance.
Field of Study: Computer Engineering, Computing and Information Technologies, Computer Science, Physics, Software Engineer, Software Developer
Minimum year in School: Sophomore
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Experience with Microsoft excel enabled macros
Experience with C# and Matlab programming languages
Experience with curve fitting
Be a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills and technical communication skills.
Relevant curve fitting coding experience
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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