Scientist II


Ridgefield, Connecticut

11 days ago

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Scientist II
Ridgefield, Connecticut

11 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Scientist II
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Ridgefield, CT 06877

The Immunology & Respiratory Diseases Department seeks a Scientist II to join our Ridgefield, CT, Protein Biomarker Team. The research team supports protein biomarker discovery by applying immunoassays, cell culture, and flow cytometry. The group utilizes innovative technology to evaluate and characterize patient cohorts for novel disease insights and new therapeutic modalities while delivering validated Phase I Clinical biomarker assays. 

The successful applicant will: perform lab duties initially under supervision; participate/assist in the execution of routine and non-routine experiments. The candidate will initiate, operate, and complete lab experiments and operate and be responsible for using lab equipment. The candidate will communicate their work orally and in writing, provide input for scientific reports, and treat data with high integrity and ethics. The candidate will comply with all applicable regulations, safely perform all work, and maintain proper records following SOPs and policies. 
  • Basic lab experience in a biology lab
  • Experience with ELISA
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment and apparatus
  • Agile in learning innovative technology and concepts
  • Concise and accurate reporting of technical data and information
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in an immunology/biochemistry lab environment is desirable
Required Skills: 
Mammalian Cell Culture
Additional Skills: 
Flow Cytometry
Western Blot
Whole Blood
Gene Expression

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree with 2+ years of research experience in a biology lab setting or a master's degree in a relevant scientific area, e.g., immunology, biotechnology, biochemistry, medical laboratory science.  

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
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: $42.28/hr.

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