Overview

Responsibilities

  • Essential Job Functions:
  • Requiring daily supervision to participate in a wide array of biophysics protocols for a diverse client base that includes pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
  • Receives detailed instruction on new assignments and next steps.
  • Maintains research notebooks in a well-organized manner. All necessary documentation is recorded.
  • Complies with all safety rules, practices good housekeeping, and maintains safe workplace without supervision.
  • Regularly reviews goals and objectives with supervisor.
  • Notifies supervisor of any problems and makes logical suggestions of likely causes of problems.
  • Ability to learn the use of semi-automated liquid dispensers, plate readers, and other lab instruments is a plus
  • Performs routine calculations, tabulates, and records results. Maintains, calibrates laboratory equipment and coordinates maintenance with vendors.
  • Assumes responsibility for technical accuracy of work.
  • Ability to run assays based on established protocols. Works on assignments with a diverse team of scientists to facilitate running a Biophysics laboratory and meeting client timelines.
  • Makes decisions based on an understanding of client program goals.
  • Communicates frequently with client and provide frequent update reports.
  • Experience in any of the following areas of Biopysics:
    • Required: LCMS (e.g., high-throughput QQQ and high resolution TripleTOF/etc.) and/or Surface Plasmon resonance (SPR).
    • Experience in Microscale-thermophoreses (MST), TSA/DSF, ASMS, BLI, ITC, DSC, fluorescence-based assay technologies, etc., are a plus.
    • Other areas of interest: 1) biochemical assays including determination of steady-state kinetic parameters and elucidation of inhibitor/binder mechanism of action; 2) experience with high-throughput screening (HTS) and small-molecule drug discovery.

Qualifications

Experience / Education

  • Minimum: MS degree + 0 or BS degree + 3 years of experience in biophysics

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to think critically and scientifically
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to search scientific literature and suggest protocols and methods
  • Expert knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within biological R&D laboratory setting
  • Well organized, detail oriented, and adaptable to changes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills: knowledge of internet research, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Ability to learn instrument and data analysis software.
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills in order to complete multiple projects within timelines.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Records experimental procedures and results in notebook
  • Regularly reviews goals and objectives with supervisor
  • Demonstrates competence in relevant technical aspects of scientific discipline which allows for increasing level of independence
  • Demonstrates attention to details and concern for impact

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards / Chemicals (List specific Chemicals)
  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to Lift 10 lbs. routinely
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Ability to push/pull 10 lbs. routinely/ often / occasionally
  • Clarity of Vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Inside/outside working conditions

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