Bench Scientist

  • location: Rockville, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $32.70 - $38.47 per hour

job description

Bench Scientist

Job Title: Bench Scientist - Level 3 US

Job Summary

  • Responsible for implementing and optimizing experimental protocols in the areas of molecular biology, cell biology, and virology. Previous experience with molecular cloning, RT-PCR, DNA and RNA extraction, analysis of nucleic acid and protein expression, tissue culture, and conducting high-throughput cellular-based assays is highly preferable.
Job Responsibilities

  • Contributes information as requested
  • Ensures accuracy of information provided
  • Ensures timely sharing of information
  • Collects, generates, and presents scientific data
  • Understands and follows work instructions and/or standard protocols and procedures
  • Understands scientific presentations by team members required for own job activities
  • Understands and applies job-relevant GSK processes (e.g. performance management, development planning, key performance indicators, work instructions)
  • Understands timelines and resource management
  • Understands function operating procedures and/or internal policies required to maintain quality standards and to protect GSK intellectual property
  • Reviews and/or authors laboratory journals
Education & Qualifications

Minimum requirements

  • 2 years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR 1 year of work experience with Masters of Science in a Biology-related degree
  • Experience working in a lab environment in the areas of molecular biology, virology, and cell biology.
Preferred requirements

  • 4 years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR 2 year of work experience with Masters of Science in a Biology-related degree
  • Experience working in a lab environment in the areas of molecular biology, virology, and cell biology.
  • Prior experience with high-throughput assay development and liquid handling robotics preferred.
Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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