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R&D, Biological Scientist (Experienced)
What Your Job Will Be Like
We are seeking a R&D, Biological Scientist for the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Department. Are you looking to do creative and worthwhile research? We seek highly motivated individuals to join our research team, to support research at the intersection of biology, materials and engineering. You will build new capabilities to complement and expand our research portfolio in exciting new directions.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Perform research as part of a cross-disciplinary team of experts;
Design experiments and develop an independent research plan;
Develop innovative biomaterials and/or systems to support our national security mission;
Mentor technologists, post-docs or interns;
Develop and document practices to enable work to be carried out safely;
Analyze, integrate and interpret research results;
Publish scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and present findings at seminars and conferences.
Qualifications We Require
PhD in Material Science, Chemistry, Engineering or related discipline with a strong biology emphasis;
At least three years relevant post-doctoral research experience;
You are highly skilled in the area of biomaterials;
You have direct research experience in at least one of the following: tissue engineering, 3D printing of cells or tissues, cell-based sensors and systems, biological constructs and organoids, morphogenetic organization, bioprinting and biopolymers, nanoparticles and nanomaterials, lipids and particle coatings, biomimetics, advanced artificial biological systems;
Strong record of high technical achievement as evidenced by publication in high-impact scientific journals and the proven ability to conduct creative, independent research within a team environment;
Demonstrated ability to build a research plan and write successful grant proposals;
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.
Qualifications We Desire
Five or more years of relevant post-doctoral research experience;
Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following: molecular or microbiology, in vitro/in vivo animal models, PSC's, immunochemistry/immunology, biochemical and protein assays, cell imaging techniques and microscopy, analytical and surface characterization skills (such as chromatography, mass spectrometry, NMR; and SEM, TEM, surface roughness and topography), self-healing materials;
Strong written and communication skills.
About Our Team
Biotechnology and Bioengineering Department, located in Livermore, CA and Emeryville, CA, performs both basic and applied biological and bioengineering research with broad applications in national security. We address problems such as biodefense and health security, developing advanced technology including micro- and nanofluidics and engineered automated systems, and new research approaches which include gene-editing and novel nanomaterials. We also address energy security by developing the science and engineering needed to produce clean, efficient, and cost-effective biofuels, specialty chemicals and polymers on a commercial scale. This work is carried out in partnership with the Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) as well as academic and commercial partners. The department is highly multidisciplinary and is comprised of researchers with expertise in many disciplines of biology, chemistry and engineering.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov
- These benefits vary by job classification.
This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance.
Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Furthermore, employees in New Mexico must pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to Kirtland Air Force Base. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
If hired without a clearance and it subsequently becomes necessary to obtain and maintain one for the position, or you bid on positions that require a DOE security clearance, a pre-processing background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for a DOE security clearance must be U.S. citizens. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, National Institute For Mathematical & Biological Synthesis
Applications are currently being accepted for a targeted post-doctoral position in the area of mathematical modeling of biological systems at NIMBioS and in the Fefferman Lab at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. The work involves mathematical modeling, focusing initially on analysis and simulations of difference and differential equation models of physiological processes. An ideal candidate would have some experience in at least one relevant area of applied bio-mathematical research. Beyond the initial project, this position will entail collaborating to design new mathematical models for a diversity of novel applications. Any candidate should be comfortable with a variety of modeling techniques and willing to learn new areas of modeling application in collaboration with interdisciplinary research teams.
The researcher will be expected to help formulate mathematical models, characterize analytic properties of the systems, implement numerical simulations, take a primary role in preparing manuscripts for publication, contribute to a collaborative research group environment, and participate in preparation of new grant proposals.
Ph.D. in a pertinent field, including but not limited to applied mathematics, epidemiology, ecology, evolutionary biology, physics, engineering, or computer science
Research experience in applied mathematical modeling (in the fields of epidemiology or evolutionary biology are preferred, but not required)
Familiarity with at least two of the following mathematical modeling techniques: ODEs, PDEs, SDEs, Game Theory, Cellular Automata, Network Theory, Decision Theory, and Agent Based Modeling
The ability to write clearly and scientifically; evidence of successful prior publication is a plus
Ability to work/communicate with a multidisciplinary team
Fluency in a mathematical programming environment (preferably Matlab, but Mathematica, R, Python, or equivalent are also acceptable)
This is a full-time, one-year position with the potential for renewal. Review of applications will begin May 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.nimbios.org/postdocs/targeted_postdocs
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Single Subject Biological Science Facilitator, Assigned To Victorville Site
Single Subject Biological Science Facilitator, assigned to Victorville Site
Excelsior Charter Schools
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
2019-2020 School Year (10 Months)
$46,385.05 - $54, 264.20
Date Posted: 7/18/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2019-2020 School Year (10 Months) Salary: $46,385.05 - $54, 264.20 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Angela Cisneros Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Under the direction of the Principal, effectively participate as a team member and carry out the duties listed below in order to inspire and equip students to develop a Personal Life Plan (PLP) and to master essential Success (Initiative, Responsibility, Communication, Social Etiquette and Teamwork) and academic skills.
Know and be committed to Excelsior's Vision, Mission, and Basics (Values, Beliefs, Parameters and Meeting Guidelines).
Facilitators believe that all students will achieve and expect their students to achieve, and their words and deeds communicate this to their students and parents.
Facilitators are active and involved with all aspects of the school. They are involved in and support extra-curricular activities to promote a positive school program.
Communicate clearly so that parents and students have a clear understanding of school vision, mission, values and curriculum standards.
Be on duty at all times and everywhere while at school to help maintain a safe learning environment.
Provide opportunities for students to experience success and create a climate of high expectation for all students.
Become an expert in all curriculum for their assigned grade level and/or subject matter and actively participate in the collaborative development and revision of that curriculum.
Use a variety of effective procedures, including quizzes and unit assessments, to check for understanding and use the results of those procedures to improve individual student performance and the instructional program.
Interpret assessment results and other student data and appropriately discuss results with students and parents.
Ensure all students are prepared for and complete on time, all unit tests.
Meet with students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) at least once per month to guide students through academic skill building, Success Skill development, and career planning.
Work with students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to develop a Personal Life Plan (PLP).
Assist and guide students in developing Success Skills (Initiative, Responsibility, Communication, Social Etiquette and Teamwork) that are vital to a successful life after high school.
Always be prepared for students and parents at their meeting times and make them feel welcome at all times; respond to student and parent concerns and requests immediately and effectively.
Prepare progress reports, grade reports and other administrative reports in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Maintain a legally compliant audit trail of student work for ADA purposes including a master agreement for each student, each semester.
Work collaboratively to develop and continuously improve best practices in order to meet or exceed all Dashboard targets, both individually and collectively.
Attend all required staff development meetings and actively develop and engage in an Individual Career Plan (ICP).
Assist with other such duties as may be assigned, including but not limited to; supervisory duty at lunch, supervisory duty in various labs, chaperoning school events, etc.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Laws, rules and regulations related to Charter Schools, including applicable sections of the State Education Code and Board policies or other applicable laws.
Be an active listener and have positive, professional interactions at all levels and in all situations in order to maintain effective relations with students, staff, parents and community members.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Exercise independent judgment and analysis to coordinate individual student education plans and adopt effective courses of action.
Maintain records, prepare reports and deliver presentations.
Operate a variety of office equipment including computer, printer, scanner, facsimile machine, calculator, copier, etc.
Work independently and participate as a team member in a collaborative environment.
Valid California Teaching Credential
School campus environment as well as office environment
Facilitators will be assigned a combination of duties according to the needs of Excelsior which may include but are not limited to; Facilitating independent study students, monitoring students in on-line courses, teaching on-campus workshops, labs and/or study halls and developing and/or revising curriculum.
General working hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm however, in order to meet the needs of students and parents, and to complete all required essential duties, irregular or extended work hours may be required.
Requires moderate lifting, 15-50 pounds.
Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 25% walking, and 25% standing.
May require travel to various locations.
Requirements for Applying
- Bachelor's Degree
Single Subject Biological Sciences Credential (Intern and Permit Eligible Candidates will be considered) - Resume
2 Letters of Professional Reference
Requirements for Applying
- Bachelor's Degree
Single Subject Biological Sciences Credential (Intern and Permit Eligible Candidates will be considered) - Resume
2 Letters of Professional Reference
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Biological Sciences And Bioinformatics Associate
Noblis' life sciences and bioinformatics practice are focused on advanced biological research, including synthetic biology research, molecular biology signatures, and detection methods, for the national security domain. This role will provide our DoD customer with the world's best radiation bioeffects research, model-driven science-based exposure standards, and applied knowledge allowing maximum safe exploitation of Directed Energy (DE) for national defense.
The biological sciences and Bioinformatics Associate will conduct proteomic, genomic, and metabolomic studies that identify critical biochemical or molecular changes following exposure to DE prior to or during mission operations that assists in the prediction of health degradation. The primary goal of this research is to investigate basic mechanism(s) of interactions between biology and radiation and to uncover previously unknown bioeffects of RF exposure. The successful candidate will lead research on DE systems to assist in transitioning DoD technologies and conducting research to identify the benefits, risks, and capabilities for a wide range of military radiation systems, including prediction and mitigation of bio-effects of DE on personnel and mission performance and exploitation of the bio-effects of DE. One major element will be developing an understating of the probability of injury from RF exposures.
Duties will include a working knowledge of the following research disciplines:
- Analysis of cellular deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), gene expression, and epigenetic regulation
- Analysis of protein profiles, levels, and modifications
- Analysis of small molecule metabolites
- Overlapping with efforts in genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics, molecular bioeffects researchers also use bioinformatic methods
- Analysis of immune cell functions, cytokine expression, innate and adaptive responses, and cellular and humoral immunity
- In vitro culturing of mammalian cells
Microscopy and Electrophysiology
In addition to their research duties, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following requirements:
Providing Subject Matter Expert-level technical expertise
Managing and executing project activities under the direction of the Program Manager
Providing technical support for contract reviews, design reviews, technical interchanges, and performance meetings.
Preparing and maintaining written reports
Biology or Bioinformatics post-doctoral scientist with an emphasis in bioinformatics, metabolomics, and proteomics
Ph.D. with 12-24 months of experience in the areas listed above
Ability to receive and hold Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience conducting technical assessments, feasibility studies, threat assessments and evaluations, and supporting field exercises
Top Secret Clearance
Experience with whole genome sequencing and next generation sequencing technologies
Ability to interpret laboratory analyses and generate associated analytical rand technical reports
Previous DoD or IC work experience
The successful candidate for this position will live and work in the greater San Antonio TX metropolitan area, but they will also have occasional travel to the greater Washington DC area for periodic status reports to the overall Program Manager.
Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at Noblis
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Why work at a Noblis company?
Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.
Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.
Client Engagement· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions. · Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions
Biological Safety Cabinet Program Scheduler
Reporting to the Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) Program Manager, the BSC Program Scheduler will provide broad administrative program support to BSC staff. Incumbent needs to be capable of maintaining several ongoing projects/tasks with daily interruptions.
A Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) serves as the primary means to protect the laboratory worker and the surrounding environment from pathogens. All exhaust air is HEPA-filtered as it exits the biosafety cabinet, removing harmful bacteria and viruses. BSCs are designed to provide personnel, environmental and product protection when appropriate practices and procedures are followed.
Position Duties: List of Duties Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
A719372-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/FP&M EHS BSC CERTIFICATION PRG
7:45AM - 4:30PM
Appointment Type, Duration:
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a Cover Letter & Resume.
Staff Scientist - Biological Sciences
The Staff Scientist is part of the Patel Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University and is a This position does have supervisory responsibility of lab RAI position as stated above, this position reports administratively to department Administrative Officer and functionally to the PI.
The Staff Scientist will
The Patel Lab consists of four graduate students and a research assistant. Each lab member works independently on their own project, although each member makes intellectual contributes to the projects of other members. Everyone in the lab has lab duties that they perform to keep the lab operational. Everyone also cleans up after themselves and orders reagents that are running low.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, design, conduct and analyze experiments from start to finish.
Include positive and negative controls in all the experiments.
Troubleshoot through an experiment.
Set SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Reasonable, Time bound) goals and devise effective strategies to hold yourself accountable to them.
When setting goals, build in the time to overcome roadblocks, and go to plan B (and C) if necessary.
Prioritize goals and develop the self-discipline to focus on them.
Read and follow experimental protocols.
Analyze data, compile & communicate results to PI.
Present research progress reports at lab meetings.
Follow University safety protocols.
Collaborate/work together with other members of the Patel Lab when asked to do so by the PI.
Mentor and teach undergraduate and graduate students on techniques and protocols.
Prepare and operate equipment in experimental procedures.
Be proficient at working with C. elegans.
Perform genetic, molecular biology and biochemistry experiments including PCR, qPCR, ddPCR, western blots, do genetic crosses.
Use seahorse, qPCR, ddPCR instruments and equipment.
Adapt new techniques, protocols and use of new equipment as necessary.
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
Required: Ph.D. in the life sciences.
Required: a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience in the life sciences.
Three years experience in mitochondrial field is strongly preferred.
Three years experience with using seahorse, doing RFLP analysis, quantifying heteroplasmy levels, measuring ETC activity, and analyzing mitochondrial morphology is preferred.
Evidence of expertise in doing western blots, cell biology, and molecular biology is strongly preferred.
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. The university's students, faculty, and frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the Princeton Review among 382 top colleges and universities for "happiest students" - as well as #2 for "best quality of life" and "great financial aid," #5 for "best run colleges" and "beautiful campus," and #6 for both being in a "college city that students love" and having "great campus/city relations."
About Vanderbilt Benefits
In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Biological Safety Officer
Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.
Department86754 Office Of Research Safety
About the UnitThe Biological Safety Officer (BSO) at the University of Chicago works closely with Biological Safety Officers (BSOs), the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), the Select Agent Institutional Biosafety Committee (SAIBC), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Animal Resources Center (ARC), the Office of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Divisional Laboratory Safety Specialists, UC faculty, staff, and students to coordinate services, review facilities, and provide appropriate safety training and technical support as necessary. The position also services on the University's emergency response team for situations involving biohazardous agents and/or other hazardous materials. Reports to the Associate Vice-President of Research Safety.
Job FamilyLegal & Regulatory Affairs
Responsible for providing advice and services to University officials on legal issues associated with the University's activities, including transactional and intellectual property matters, policy formulation and compliance, employment and student issues, and pre-litigation dispute resolution. Represents the University's interests in administrative and judicial proceedings. Holds primary institutional responsibility for establishing and maintaining relationships with regulatory and other governmental entities, and establishing and maintaining related compliance policies and protocols.
Career Track and Job LevelEnvironmental Health & Safety
Designs, develops, and implements environmental, health, and safety programs and procedures for the University and the surrounding community. Enables effective and compliant work practices that ensure a healthy and safe educational and work environment. Ensures that all facilities are in compliance with regulations, and directly engages state and federal workplace safety agencies.
P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Role ImpactIndividual Contributor
ResponsibilitiesThe job participates in the development and implementation of programs and procedures that promote healthy and safe educational and work environments for the University and the surrounding community. Acquires higher-level job-related skills and builds working knowledge of the University's environmental health and safety processes.
- With a moderate level of guidance, interprets University environmental health and safety standards to assist in the design and implementation of programs. Ensures legal compliance and develops procedures. Monitors and evaluates health and safety concerns., 2) Plans and executes surveys, audits, and inspections of instruments, laboratories, and other facilities to ensure compliance with government and University policies and procedures. Analyzes data and initiatives immediate corrective action plans and follow-up to ensure implementation., 3) Performs risk analysis on the University's environmental and occupational health and safety programs and implements alternatives or improvements to current programs., 4) Performs other related work as needed.
- Perform annual laboratory inspections, including appropriate follow-up inspections to verify corrective actions, for BSL2, ABSL2, BSL3, ABSL3 laboratories located on the Hyde Park campus and assist with similar inspections at the H.T. Ricketts Laboratory (HTRL) to ensure compliance with the applicable internal (e.g. IBC) and external (e.g. CDC, NIH, USDA) safety regulations or requirements. Perform facility and research protocol reviews as necessary or as requested by the BSO and/or IBC and in direct cooperation with UC faculty and staff, building coordinator, department safety representative, or department head, as appropriate. Assist in the development of computer-based systems to track and document laboratory inspection outcomes. Works collaboratively with ORS Chemical and Radiation Safety staff and Divisional Laboratory Safety Specialists in the development and implementation of research safety program elements.
- Act as BSO for the UC and respond professionally and courteously to requests for biological safety assistance. Act as a biological safety technical & information resource to the University and provides guidance on biological safety related matters. Possess knowledge of and familiarity with state and federal guidelines and regulations pertaining to research involving recombinant DNA molecules (rDNA) and/or infectious agents. Agencies involved include the CDC, NIH, USDA-APHIS, EPA, DOD and FDA. Act as signatory for the BSOs for matters relating to biological safety in his/her absence.
- Develop and deliver appropriate laboratory safety training curricula for University BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories including, but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, personal protective equipment, respiratory protection, biosafety, select agents and toxins and DOT/IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations as it relates to shipment of infectious substances. Assist in the development of computer-based systems to track and document successful completion of required laboratory safety training. Assist in the development of safety Web-Based Training Programs.
- Develop and maintain programs designed to monitor and control biohazards. Evaluate the health risks associated with research involving biological agents and their by-products. Work with university investigators and staff to implement biohazard control policies and procedures on general biosafety, select agents and toxins, biosafety cabinet use, and laboratory emergency response plans. Make independent, on-the-spot decisions involving risk assessments, emergency response and related corrective actions. Communicate with faculty and staff, in person, in writing via memos, reports, e-mail, or fax, and by telephone phone for the purpose of addressing/resolving biological safety related matters.
- Compile biological safety inspection reports, research protocol status summaries, quarterly reports, and conduct other administrative functions that support the biological safety program.
- Serve as liaison with governmental and voluntary agencies, other educational institutions, commercial and industrial establishments and other personnel on matters involving biological safety including emergency response.
- Conduct construction plan reviews for biosafety level two (BSL2) and biosafety level three (BSL3) facilities, provide review comments in writing, and sign off on final plans. Conduct pre-occupancy checks for all BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories, and participate in their proper laboratory commissioning and decommissioning.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the AVP-Research Safety.
- Conduct safety/accident investigations pertaining to BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories as assigned.
- Maintain understanding of current trends, changes in biological safety regulations and maintains knowledge of codes, standards and procedures in safety through publications, interdepartmental training, and continuing education courses.
- Attend, and when possible present work at, regional and national scientific conferences to advance knowledge in the field of biological safety.
- Participate in the continued review, development and implementation of safety programs, processes and technologies training.
- Significant knowledge of relevant federal, state and local compliance regulations and guidelines
- Analytical, problem-solving, organizational and decision-making skills
- Attention to detail
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
- Ability to manage stressful situations
- Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
- Proficiency with database (e.g. MS Access) design and maintenance, ability to write queries and design/generate reports
Education, Experience, and CertificationsMinimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Driver's License - Multiple States
- Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, or one of the life sciences.
- Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.)
- Five plus years of experience in a laboratory or related industry (biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, life sciences research laboratory, etc.). Experience in biosafety/lab safety.
- Experience, education and/or training in the realms of recombinant DNA or synthetic biology.
Licenses and Certifications
- Relevant certifications (e.g., American Society for Microbiology National Registry of Certified Microbiologists-Biosafety, American Biological Safety Association Certified Biosafety Professional-CBSP, qualification in laboratory safety).
- Capable of obtaining medical clearances for using respiratory protection necessary for HAZMAT response.
- Valid driver's license.
- Cover Letter
- Reference list
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded in the Resume/CV section to be considered for this position.
Pay GradeDepends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours37.5
Drug Test RequiredNo
Health Screen RequiredNo
Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry RequiredYes
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The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.
PD Senior Scientist Biological Relevance And Characterization
Career CategoryProcess DevelopmentJob Description
This position is responsible for developing, qualifying and transferring state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose quantitative potency and characterization assays and supporting regulatory submissions.
Doctorate degree & 2 years of relevant scientific experience
Master's degree & 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree & 6 years of scientific experience
Expertise in cell culture and cell biology techniques for quantitative determination of biological activity of proteins
Expertise in cell-based bioassay development (method characterization, qualification, validation, technical transfer)
Expertise in virology and oncolytic viruses preferable
Experience with signal transduction, gene expression, receptor binding and fluorescent probe technologies
Experience in molecular biology techniques to manipulate plasmid constructs for generation of transfected stable cell lines
Experience with flow cytometry
Experience with regulatory filings (IND, BLA, and NDA) and ICH Guidelines
Ability to expand analytical development expertise to a broader level of understanding in pharmaceutical R&D and commercialization
Resource management – Ensures resources are utilized fully and productively and that adequate resources are projected and selected to accomplish unit responsibilities
Innovation – positive approach to challenges; champions new ideas and initiatives; brings out and utilizes others' creativity to improve unit performance
Client orientation– establishes effective and responsive relationships with all clients; translates client requirements into work design; ensure value is delivered
Performance management – ensures direct reports are adequately oriented and developed to perform at a high level; monitors performance and provides adequate feedback through coaching and effective performance appraisal and development planning
Leadership – establishes and implements strategy using an appropriate leadership style; builds teamwork and collaboration
Communication – Excellent written and oral communication skills. Establishes and maintains effective communication mechanisms to keep staff appropriately informed; bridges communication between individuals, units and other organizations as necessary
Interpersonal skills – communicates effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood.
Developing and implementing state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose analytical methods for: release testing, stability testing, product characterization/optimization, reference standard characterization, and investigations
Authoring technical reports for investigations, product and impurity characterization, and regulatory submissions
Generates, analyzes, and interprets analytical data to support product development, investigations, and regulatory submissions
Guides resolution of scientific/technical issues
May participate or contribute to critical analytical development teams (e.g., Product and process development teams, Product quality teams) by communicating analytical updates, analytical documentation and data
Determines detailed analytical procedures for release, stability, and product characterization testing, including timelines, milestones, methodological approaches, expected results, and necessary resources
Works independently and integrates output into overall project deliverables
May manage a team of lab associates to accomplish project deliverables
Keeps current in analytical development field including literature and technology development for cutting edge and regulatory driven activities and applies this knowledge to the evaluation and development of new methodologies
Recognized as a scientific resource in area of expertise
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Supervisor - Biological Resources Center (Brc) | Job Code: 19-063:
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Minimum Job-Related Experience
Five years' experience working in a laboratory animal facility or veterinarian clinic.
Experience as a Veterinarian Technician or health Technician.
2 years' prior supervisory experience.
Experience in animal anesthesia.
Experience with laboratory and large species handling, dosing and anesthesia.
Minimum Education or Training Requirement
High school graduation or GED.
Certification through the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) or Registered Veterinarian Technician (RVT) license.
Knowledge of animal care standards.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to interact in an appropriate and professional manner with others.
Demonstrated ability to maintain medical records. Detail oriented; demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and ability to multi-task.
Physical and/or Mental Requirements
This position requires the ability to bend, reach, push and pull while working with the animals.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Description of Duties:
Assist the Director in overseeing the daily operations of the animal care facility.
Assist the Director in the supervision and training of technicians.
Provide technical and problem solving assistance to staff.
Supervise and schedule weekend, holiday and vacation coverage for the facility.
Monitors health and wellbeing of animals;
Inspect each animal reported with problems daily.
Record pertinent findings on the Animal Daily Health sheets.
Contacts veterinarian and provides follow-up care for health problems within the facility as directed.
Performs yearly physical examinations
Monitors procedures performed in research laboratories to assure conformance to approved protocols.
Coordinates activities to ensure adequate pre and post-operative care.
Collects pre-op forms and checks Progress Reports.
Maintain daily and monthly surgical logs.
Evaluate animal health and well-being.
Surgical Facilities Coordinator.
Supervise BRC staff in surgical setting.
Coordinate large animal surgeries
Maintain surgical equipment/monitors
Assist with fluoroscopy
Monitor patients under anesthesia and post op recovery
Anesthetize patients and prepare for surgery
Maintain supplies for surgery/anesthesia
Supervise maintenance and record keeping of GLP studies
Maintain USDA, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), controlled drug and other records
Assists with the preparation of documents on day to day operation of the animal facility (i.e. USDA, AAALAC).
Does monthly billing for fluoroscope usage
Biological Scientist III
Perform basic and complex procedures and techniques as outlined in research protocol, assure fidelity to protocols, may propose modifications to protocols, and/or assist in the design of experiment protocols. Test and evaluate current procedures.
Design portions of experimental plan. Apply new methods/theories. Present results/findings at lab and departmental meetings.
Perform deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), and protein extractions from biological samples. Perform Western blots and immunofluorescence experiments as required. Perform imaging and microscopy experiments of fixed and live airway tissues.
Perform polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assays (end-point PCR, real-time PCR, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), gel electrophoresis) with appropriate techniques to avoid cross-contamination and maintain quality control. Perform molecular cloning to generate constructs for expression and gene knockout experiments (involving bacterial culture and clone selection and identification). Perform large and small whole animal experiments and assess airway physiology.
Critically review literature and develop new hypotheses in conjunction with the principal investigator. Assist in the design and conduction of molecular, functional experiments involving small and large animals, including whole animal physiology.
Responsible for establishing and maintaining primary cell cultures and assessing their electrophysiological properties. Maintain animal colonies, set up and breakdown breeding pairs. Assist in care of large and small animals. Assist in teaching procedures to students and personnel.
Other duties as required.
Starting salary is $48,000.00 - $52,000.00 annually; commensurate with education and experience.
Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field and two years of relevant experience; or a master's degree in biology or a closely related field and five years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and seven years of relevant experience.
Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field and two years of experience in the field or in a related area; or master's degree in biology or a closely related field and five years of experience in the field or in a related area; or bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and seven years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and a list of references.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
This is a time-limited position.
Health Assessment Required: No
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