Microarray Application Scientist

Website Grace Bio Labs

Job Title: ApplicationScientist


Reporting Relationships: R/D Manager

Status: Full-time, Exempt Hours: Flexible Department: R/D

FLSA: Exempt


Job Summary & Purpose:
The Application scientist will plan, perform, report, present and trouble-shoot experiments under the guidance of a Senior Scientist or R/D Manager.  They will summarize and organize experimental data using their background in life sciences, cell biology/culture and biochemistry experience to meet the needs of the Research and Development team. Provide testing services and support production of immunoassay products. In addition, this position will focus on the research and development of novel protein array and antibody array technologies and products. Provide product information, including manuals, technical support documents and pricing information.


Essential Functions:
·         Microarray immunoassay development

·         Prepare materials as required

·         Perform quality control on production material.

·         Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams to support product development and quality control deliverables

·         Work safely and follow all safety protocols.

·         Communicate effectively and work well with others

·         All other duties as assigned by manager / supervisor


Minimum Qualifications: Biological Laboratory Experience


·         Bachelor’s with 5+ years of experience in biology, chemistry, or related discipline OR

·         Master’s with 2+ years of experience in biology, chemistry, or related discipline

·         Background in assay and technology development

·         Experience in cell culture and biology science preferred

·         Proven track record of troubleshooting and resolving issues at the interface of assays and instrumentation

·         Background in documentation and validation test planning and writing

·         Excellent quantitative analytical skills, including the ability to synthesize complex data sets and prepare summative reports

·         Proven ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary environment

·         Experience in the development and testing of complex biomedical products

·         Demonstrated ability in taking ownership of validation testing responsibilities with minimal supervision and guidance

·         Data-driven decision making

·         Detail oriented


Working Conditions:
·         Work will be in shared office space in a typical office environment

·         Work will be in shared laboratory space in a typical chemical/ biological laboratory environment


Physical Demands & Work Environment:
·         High-volume microarray and immunoassay development, must be able to perform repetitive tasks

·         Use of computer, phone, office equipment

·         Odor free environment (smoke-free, fragrance free)

·         Handling of chemicals/biologicals in a laboratory environment

·         Use of laboratory equipment (manual and electronic)

·         Ability to be on feet all day/sit for long periods of time

·         Long hours on a computer, typing and data entry. (Use of wrist and motor skills)

·         Driver’s License

·         Sight requirement

·         Able to lift 50 pounds

·         Use of stairs required


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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