Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Seattle, USA
Posting date: 07 Aug 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a pharmaceutical company located in Seattle, WA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for research experiments and data integrity. Under guidance, conduct high-quality experiments in support of drug development efforts.
  • Designs & executes experiments in performing laboratory research experiments; demonstrates an understanding of basic experimental concepts, objectives, and concepts of experimental design.
  • Completes assignments requiring a basic knowledge of techniques and practices related to the research area.
  • Performs tasks required for tissue processing (fixing, trimming, embedding) and sectioning (paraffin microtomy and cryosectioning), and staining (immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization) in support of early drug development projects.
  • Ensures data integrity and quality. Conducts data analysis and documentation of data. Maintains electronic laboratory notebooks.
  • Draft scientific reports and prepare presentation slides.
  • Uses knowledge and experiences to interpret and properly document experimental data.
  • Works with Department Heads and Scientists to ensure better practice sharing and implementation within the lab.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in the biological sciences.
  • Minimum of 8 years' of relevant technical experience, or Masters with min 5 years' experience or PhD with min 1 year experience post doctoral.
  • Expertise in imaging and histological methods.
  • Experience working with human tissue required, knowledge of kidney a plus.
  • Image analyses experience required.
  • Experience with VisioPharm (or similar) & using machine learning & AI for complex image analyses preferred.
  • This position will also provide the candidate with opportunities to collaborate with international scientists & to get hands-on experience with digital spatial imaging using human tissue.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Beshara at 267-477-3355.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.