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Associate Scientist - Level 1 US
Ref No.: 18-22730
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Job Description Scientific Accountabilities:
Responsible for implementing and optimizing experimental protocols in the areas of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry. Previous experience with DNA extraction, mammalian cell culture, protein expression using bacterial and mammalian expression systems and protein purification is highly preferable.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities, Decision Making:
• Contributes information as requested
• Ensures accuracy of information provided
• Ensures timely sharing of information

Impact on Science, Research and Strategy:
• Collects, generates, and presents scientific data
• Understands and follows work instructions and/or standard protocols and procedures
• Understands scientific presentations by team members required for own job activities

Know-how of Science and Research:
• Understands and applies job-relevant Clients processes (e.g. performance management, development planning, key performance indicators, work instructions)
• Understands timelines and resource management
• Understands function operating procedures and/or internal policies required to maintain quality standards and to protect Clienrts intellectual property
• Reviews and/or authors laboratory journals
Minimum requirements


2 years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR
0 year of work experience with Masters of Science in a Biology-related degree

Experience working in a lab environment in the areas of protein expression, purification and characterization.


Preferred requirements


3 years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR
1 year of work experience with Masters of Science in a Biology-related degree

Experience working in a lab environment in the areas of protein expression, purification and characterization. Prior experience with high-throughput liquid handling robotics preferred.