Associate Scientist


De Soto, Kansas

a month ago

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Associate Scientist
De Soto, Kansas

a month ago

Job Description

Associate Scientist 
11 months

DeSoto, KS 66018 
Flexible work schedule: 8am-5pm/9am-6pm/8am-4pm/6am-2pm/7am-3pm.

Must have skills:
• Lab experience in industry
• Scientific experiments-In-vitro tests mainly ELISA
• Analytical tests within R&D and quality control environment
• USD experience is good to have but not required.
• Chemist background is not a right fit for the job.

Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in a relevant biological area (Bacteriology, Biology, Microbiology, Virology).
Either Candidates should have a biological education with 1-3 years ELISA experience in a lab setting (not college but industry).

Required Experience and Skills
• 1-3 years laboratory experience with ELISA, preferably in Animal Health/industry.
• Detail-oriented with good documentation skills
• Ability to conduct scientific experiments, interpret results, and communicate with relevant team members and stakeholders.
• Effective written and oral communication
• Experience with Microsoft Office programs: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Preferred Experience and Skills
• Ability to independently design scientific experiments.
• Experience working in an R&D or Quality Control laboratory.
• Experience developing, working with, and troubleshooting in vitro analytical tests mainly ELISA
• Knowledgeable of USDA regulations for biological products

• Assists in the maintenance of the reference management program for US biologics sites.
• Maintains compliance according to USDA guidelines and requirements for reference standards and in vitro potency tests.
• Conducts in vitro testing for stability of reference standards of pre- and post-licensure products.
• Prepares and tests small-scale vaccines to support formulation of new reference standards.
• Supports the formulation, dispense and testing of new reference standards as part of the reference qualification process.
• Participates and collaborates in cross-functional teams with colleagues from R&D, Biotechnology Solutions-Analytics, Production, Quality Control, and Regulatory Affairs to support qualification of new reference standards.
• May assist in the preparation of protocols or reports for submission to USDA.
• May participate in critical reagent qualification studies.
• May provide technical support for approved Quality Control assays.

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At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $25.00/hr.