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Developmental Virologist

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Cropseyville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a client facing environment.
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Design and develop and test Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays targeting adventitious agents, as a more rapid and sensitive testing strategy to replace current in-process and cell bank testing.
    • Gather data and document test results
    • Review test results to ensure compliance with standards in cGMP environment
    • Comply with all pertinent regulatory agency requirements
    • Facilitate teamwork, planning, troubleshooting, and decision-making between wet-lab and bioinformatic portions of the team to advance developmental activities to completion.
    • Initiate effective, accurate, and timely project-related scientific and technical analyses, discussions, summary reports, and communications as part of the assay development process.
    • Accurately scope projects and associated timelines while identifying and communicating risk regarding potential obstacles and escalating as necessary.
    • Use the available scientific literature to develop scientific arguments regarding strategy for assay development.
    • Attend meetings to keep informed of priorities and business-related activities.
    • Interacts with outside customers or functional peer groups
    • Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance using Lean & 5s

      Qualifications
      • At lease a Bachelor's degree in Virology, Cell or Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or related Science, PhD preferred
      • At least 1 year experience in molecular biology, aseptic technique, qPCR, and NGS, 2-3 years preferred
      • Experience with cell culture, DNA/RNA extraction techniques, automation, and downstream applications of NGS data
      • Demonstrated skill set in technical writing and communication skills.
      • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
      • Level will be determined based on relevant education and experience

        Additional Information

        Position is full-time, 1st shift, Monday-Friday. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Rensselaer, NY and the surrounding areas are encouraged to apply.
        • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
        • Life and disability insurance
        • 401(k) with company match
        • Paid vacation and holidays

          Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

          Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Albany , Developmental Virologist, Other , Cropseyville, New York

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