Location: Austin, TX, United States Job Identification: 130 Job Schedule: Full time
Conduct and/or support research experiments under the supervision of Sr. Director.
Conduct lab experiments/research to support and/or advance products, services and technology from initial feasibility through final protocol optimization, application testing and stability studies
Method development and preparing SOPs as needed
Procure chemicals, materials and reagents
Handle and prepare chemicals and biochemical reagents to perform experiments and develop methods and procedures
Dispose of chemical/biological waste properly; maintain records as appropriate
Calibrate and maintain scientific instruments and laboratory equipment
Maintain an organized, detailed and accurate record of all experimental data
Data analysis including excel, tableau, flow cytometry and image analysis
Provide project status reports
Review literature and apply advanced knowledge
BS or higher degree in Chemistry or related science with 0-10 years of experience in a research. Preference for at least 3-5 years.
Experience must include performing experiments in areas such as fluorescence spectroscopy, biomolecule conjugation, surface functionalization, immunoassays, material characterization, fluorescence microscopy, data analysis and image analysis.
Knowledge of fluorescence and experience with a fluorometer is preferred.
Experience with Luminex and/or Quanterix instrumentation is a plus
Knowledge and experience in Analytical, Organic, and Polymer Chemistry is preferred
Demonstrated ability to plan, execute, analyze and document research experiments
Proficient in the use and maintenance of instrumentation for chemical and spectroscopic analysis, such as fluorescence spectroscopy, fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, UV-VIS, etc.
Organized, flexible and able to multitask in an environment with aggressive timelines
Ability to pipette is required
Ability to make experimental observations with attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Position requires frequent communication in the form of verbal updates, reports, technical meetings, and presentations
Physical and Mental Job Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.
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