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Scientist - Genomics Needed! Assay Experience Required!

Company: Aerotek
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Are you looking for a Genomics Scientist position? Don't miss the opportunity for a chance to work with an expanding company in Deerfield Beach, FL. This role requires at least an associate's degree. Apply today!Job Responsibilities:The Scientist will manage contract research projects for clients. They will perform all necessary tasks to generate a completed body of work ready for use in scientific publication, FDA submission, or further research and analysis by the clients. Tasks will include planning and ordering materials, drafting experimental plans, designing nucleic acid probes and controls, performing a range of bioassays, drafting methods and SOPs, analyzing data, and drafting analytical reports. The types of assays that will be performed will include droplet digital PCR, quantitative PCR, RNA sequencing, DNA sequencing, metagenomics, flow cytometry, and multiplex immunoassays. Duties will also include the isolation of RNA, DNA, and proteins from multiple sources and evaluating the quality of these samples. Additional responsibilities will include maintaining equipment and facilities, ordering supplies, receiving samples, shipping samples, and extensive record-keeping. The Scientist will also maintain regular contact with clients throughout their projects, providing reports and answering any questions or concerns as they arise.Additional Skills & Qualifications:-A.A. or B.S. degree with extensive coursework in chemistry, biology, and mathematics.-The candidate should have three or more years of experience working full-time in an academic or commercial biomedical laboratory.-The selected individual will have experience operating a range of laboratory equipment, running a wide variety of biological assays, and working with cells, proteins, and nucleic acids.-Candidates with substantial experience in cell culture, nucleic acid extractions, qPCR, DNA sequencing, immunoassays, or flow cytometry would have an advantage. -A working knowledge of modern genomics, including the molecular biology of the cell, sequencing, microarrays, and genetics, is required for the position.-The candidate must write neatly with good spelling and grammar with demonstrated proficiency in keeping a lab notebook.The Scientist must also show competency in scientific writing, such as drafting and editing analytical reports and white papers.The selected individual will possess basic math skills relevant to the position, such as calculating molarity, working with exponents and logarithms, linear interpolation, and basic statistics.The job requires proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including analyzing and plotting data in Excel. About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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