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Associate Scientist

Reference Number: JPMOAS13

Associate Scientist
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Hazelwood , MO
duration  7.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Pharmaceutical
Job Description

Job Description

Associate Scientist

Primary Purpose and Overall Objective

Participate in laboratory activities to develop new clinical microbiology diagnostic products. Provide assistance to improve or support existing client products, methods, or techniques.

Main Accountabilities

Provide laboratory support for departmental activities.
Apply scientific principles and techniques in the performance of data collection, routine analysis, and method development.
Execute laboratory tasks and experiments independently.
Assure compliance of procedures to established protocols and quality standards.
Accurately document or summarize the completion of laboratory activities in accordance with quality standards.
Organize workload to meet project goals and priorities.
Develop know-how related to client technologies.

Knowledge and Experience Required for the Job

B.S. degree in Biology, Microbiology, Medical Technology, or related field.
Experience with aseptic technique and handling bacteria.
Knowledge of BSL2 requirements and laboratory safety.
Understanding of lab procedures and standard laboratory equipment.
Ability to acquire and perform new laboratory techniques.
Understanding of GLP/GMP.
Good communication skills (verbal and writing).
Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Good organizational skills.
Experience with antibiotic susceptibility testing products is a plus.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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