Junior Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
San Francisco, USA
Posting date: 12 Sep 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Junior Scientist for an early-stage preclinical life sciences company located in San Francisco, CA. Successful candidate will design and conduct independent laboratory experiments following defined laboratory technical procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret data from experiments, write reports, present findings to team.
  • Use basic chemical biology techniques and biomaterial purification.
  • Use sterile technique for handling and growing mammalian cells and biomaterials.
  • Prepare cell or material samples for biochemical analysis.
  • Maintain accurate and well-organized laboratory records, worksheets, and notebooks.
  • Maintain compliance to company Environmental Health and Safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS in chemistry, chemical or bio(medical) engineering, biology, or related fields.
  • 2+ years prior experience in chemical / biological laboratory experimentation.
  • Highly organized and independently motivated worker with strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, presentations, and statistics - Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and present findings to laypersons.
  • Strong understanding of scientific concepts and biological processes.
  • Familiarity with laboratory testing, data recording practices, and safety procedures.
  • Passion & integrity, humility & confidence, resilience in the face of adversity, resourcefulness.
  • Proven track record of ability to conduct research with strong attention to detail.
  • Prior experience working with biomaterials and bioorthogonal/click chemistry.
  • Prior experience with fluorescence studies and HPLC.
  • Experience with basic organic chemistry or chemical engineering.
  • Experience with in vitro models including mammalian cell culture and bacteria.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Anna Graham at (+1) 415-660-4945 or upload your resume on our website - www.proclinical.com.

A full job description is available on request.

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.