Scientist II

Advantage Resourcing
Published
September 13, 2020
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Advantage Resourcing is seeking a Scientist II for our client in South San Francisco, CA. 
Conduct pre-designed scientific or engineering experiments using laboratory equipment and calculations. Products include benchtop instruments, sample preparation, and protein expression. Plan the use of equipment, materials and own time. Make detailed observations and basic data analysis. Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality, accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of data. Troubleshoot experiments with assistance from supervisor. Maintain complete and thorough lab notebook and training file in accordance with division standard. Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. Position exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments. Job encounters recurring work situations with occasional variations from the norm, involving a moderate degree of complexity. Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position. Mistakes in work could cause substantial interpretive errors. May be required to perform other related duties as needed.
Main duties would include, but may not be limited to:
Running tests and experiments in the laboratory.
Preparing PCR reaction plates and running on AB qPCR systems.
Contributing to writing and executing test plans and reports.
Executing statistical data analysis.
Major responsibilities are understanding and executing procedures, accurately recording data, and assisting in data analysis.
Minimum Qualifications
Qualified candidates must have a degree in the field of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field and experience working in a lab environment under basic laboratory practices. An interdisciplinary education and/or experience is preferred to allow for a systems-level approach on projects. Familiarity with qPCR techniques and nucleic acid extraction methods are a must, as well as good communication skills and familiarity with good documentation practices.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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