Scientist II, Biology
Company: Amerit Consulting
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Position: Scientist II, Biology
Location: RTP, NC 27709
Duration: 6 Months contract
Relocation Expenses/ Assistance: NO
Pay Rate: $28/hr - $32/hr (depending on experience)
The associate will join a multi-disciplinary team developing
molecular diagnostic solutions to address current and future
healthcare needs in the infectious disease space.
The associate will be responsible for performing molecular assay
work primarily focused on isothermal nucleic acid
The associate will be expected to analyze and interpret results to
guide experimental design with minimal oversight.
An ideal candidate can demonstrate ability to adapt to the rapidly
changing requirements of a dynamic work environment and to work
effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Previous
experience in microbiology and infectious disease is a plus.
Execution of molecular biology methods including DNA quantitation
and characterization (Electrophoresis, Nanodrop, Qubit, etc) DNA
extraction and purification, qPCR, and isothermal nucleic acid
Apply good laboratory practice and analytical skills to support
meticulous reagent and consumable inventory tracking
Work with other team members to resolve technical challenges during
Maintains familiarity of molecular diagnostics methodologies and
demonstrate this knowledge within responsibility areas.
Provides technical input based on experience to colleagues and
provides support to other functional groups.
Supports the development and/or adaptation of relevant Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs).
May assist with product quality investigations.
Knowledge and Skills
Skilled with a variety of complex laboratory procedures and
Experience with DNA/RNA amplification methodologies
Skilled in Microsoft Excel to aid in generating various
Proven ability to work effectively within a team, under direction,
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience working in BSL-2 environment
Experience in execution of molecular biology methods including
qPCR, DNA quantitation/characterization, DNA extraction and
Experience with isothermal nucleic acid amplification technologies
is a plus
Job Requirements and Experience
B.A./B.S. in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology,
Biotechnology, or related field
Scientist II: Minimum of 2 years of relevant academic, clinical, or
industry lab work required.
Learning agility and timely execution of tasks is required
Experience with GLP/GMP standards are a plus
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